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About the Show Less...

As part of the Autumn Growing Pains season, Operating Theatre Company present Sophie Stanton's first full length play, Cariad. Read More >

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‘You could smack my chops with a sack of dirty herons! Bloody hero-bloody-worshipped you me, and you up and bloody leave me when I’m nine. Why didn’t you phone, you cowing twat from hell?’ A chance meeting reunites Jayne and Blodwen after twenty five years of separation. Jayne has almost no recognition of the village where she lived as a young child. She returns for the first time and finds herself in a foreign landscape, never having felt more alone. Cariad is the story of one life making an impression on another. Being reminded of who we were once upon a time, is it possible to rediscover who we set out to become? Sophie Stanton grew up in Suffolk. She graduated from RADA in 1991, and has worked as an actor ever since. Cariad is her first full length play.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 23/11/2005

Opening Night: 25/11/2005

Closing Night: 17/12/2005

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Cast & Creative


Becky John, Rachel Sanders, Sophie Stanton


Director - Ken Christiansen

Producer - Operating Theatre Company in association with the Actors Centre

Designer - Robin Don

Lighting Designer - Prema Mehta

Author - Sophie Stanton