People Like Us


In this play about sex and Brexit, books and friendship, Julie Burchill and Jane Robins examine the true cost of daring to pop one's own social bubble and ask the question - can we only ever really be friends with people like us?
People Like Us at The Union Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: The Union Theatre
Starts: Tuesday 2 October 2018
Closes: Saturday 20 October 2018
Running time:2 hrs 00 mins (inc interval)
Age suitability: 14+

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Synopsis


'In safe space, no one can hear you scream …'


How far would you go to save your closest friendships from being washed away by the tide of history?


This is the question the five members of a London book group - pompous Lothario Ralph, judgemental minx Stacey, self-righteous coquette Clemence, thirsty straight-shooter Frances and rosy-spectacled scapegoat Will - must ask themselves when the fight for the future of Europe becomes a domestic battleground of secrets and lies as the personal and the political, the sexual and the sectarian, clash and implode.


In the two years since the UK voted for sovereignty, endless Parliamentary horse-trading has all but eradicated the visceral excitement of Freedom Day.


What remains is the violent sundering which has cleaved husband from wife, brother from sister, parent from child - and friend from friend.


In this play about sex and Brexit, books and friendship, Julie Burchill and Jane Robins examine the true cost of daring to pop one's own social bubble and ask the question - can we only ever really be friends with people like us?


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Theatre


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229 Union Street
London SE1 0LR

Box office tel: 020 7261 9876

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 2 October 2018

Press night:Thursday 4 October 2018

Closes:Saturday 20 October 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:
Saturday - 2-30pm

Intervals:1

Tickets


Standard:
£26

Concessions:
£22.50

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Creatives


Author: Julie Burchill & Jane Robins
Director: Ben De Wynter

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