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The Awkward Squad

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BAFTA winner Karin Young's state of the nation comedy takes a sideways look at the challenges faced by modern women of all ages. Read More >

What chance does Lorna have of a quiet weekend when both daughters and her granddaughter descend on her with their own problems?

She’s spent three decades working for everyone else through the miners’ strikes, local milk schemes and library closures and tomorrow she’s to have a community centre named after her – but her granddaughter thinks her boob job is more important….

On top of that, a BAFTA, impending divorce, redundancy and a very upmarket caravanette force Lorna to reconsider both the past and the future – for everyone.

What’s a woman to do?  Accept everything that’s thrown at her, or become a fully paid-up member of the ‘awkward squad’?

BAFTA winner Karin Young’s state of the nation comedy takes a sideways look at the challenges faced by modern women of all ages.


Important Dates & Timing

Opening Night: 6/03/2012

Closing Night: 7/04/2012

Running time: 2h

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Cast & Creative


Libby Davison, Charlie Hardwick, Barbara Marten, Lisa McGrillis


Director - Fiona MacPherson

Producer - Fresh Glory Productions in association with the Guild of Lilians and the Customs House South Shields

Designer - Imogen Cloet

Lighting Designer - Arnim Freiss

Sound - Martin Hodgson

Author - Karin Young

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Great Newport Street,London,United Kingdom,WC2H 7JB

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