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Love Down The Line

Closed 14 Feb 2021


Short love dramas performed live down the telephone.
Love Down The Line - telephone drama

Image courtesy New Perspectives

Show details


145 years since its first appearance, our love affair with the telephone continues to grow.

And at a time where we all need love and connection more than ever, New Perspectives has teamed up with award-winning rural theatre-maker Sophia Hatfield to offer a series of short love-themed plays to be performed live down the telephone over Valentine's weekend to the person of your choice.

Book a time and you or your loved one will receive a five-minute play performed just for them by phone.

The perfect Valentine's gift for the special person in your life, a drama lover or anyone in need of a touch of romance.

Pick up the phone and let the drama unfold...

Background, advisory warnings

Age suitability: 16+

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Previews from:Saturday 13 February 2021

Closes:Sunday 14 February 2021

Performance days & times


13 February, every quarter hour from 2pm ‑ 9.45pm

14 February, every quarter hour from 11am ‑ 8.45pm


Running time: 5 mins


£5 - available to UK numbers only


Performed by Sophia Hatfield on the hour and half hour, performed by Ollie Smith at quarter past and quarter to


Author: Created by Sophia Hatfield and Jack McNamara
Director: Jack McNamara
Production: New Perspectives in association with Stute Theatre


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