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A dark comic play about finding hope…and what happens when it's taken away.This acclaimed cross-generational story fuses puppetry, innovative theatre and surreal style.
“ Thinking theatre.... ” The Stage
“A weird and wonderful production.” Metro
16 year old Toby believes he's a failure. He's losing the will to live..
His parents are frightened. They don't want to lose their baby…
And then there's Grandma Lilly - she's just losing her mind …
Toby's parents are out seeking help for him the night he decides to end it all.
Luckily, having forgotten 'something important' Lilly interrupts to lead Toby into a mystery of half memories and family secrets.
Finding the answers might just save both their lives...
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13 Aug 2009
Bittersweet, intelligent family farce
Suicidal teenager Toby, more-than-half-mad granny Lilly and manic, self-centred, bickering parents Philip and Margot form the spectacularly dysfunctional family at the centre of this bittersweet play. All of them have forgotten things, mainly how to…
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