A Frantic Assembly and Theatre Royal Plymouth production, co-produced with Curve

I Think We Are Alone

by Sally Abbott

A Frantic Assembly and Theatre Royal Plymouth production, co-produced with Curve

I Think We Are Alone

by Sally Abbott

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I Think We Are Alone

Frantic Assembly are celebrating their 25th Anniversary with a brand-new production, I THINK WE ARE ALONE by Sally Abbott, co-directed by Kathy Burke and Scott Graham.

Two sisters are estranged and bicker over text. Their brittle and aggressive language is pushing them further apart when what they really want is to meet, clear the air and talk about the events that happened when they were young girls and haunt them still.

Josie is not allowing grief to get in the way. All of her focus is on what is best for her son, Manny. She desperately wants him to fly but can she let him go?

There is a person shaped hole in Graham’s heart and it is driving him to some dark places. When a stranger returns an act of kindness both find themselves opening up and connecting in a way that might just bring a bit of light in. There is beauty in this. This was meant to happen!

I THINK WE ARE ALONE is a bitter sweet and funny take on our ache to connect with those voices we need to hear again, those arms we need to feel around us and those faces we need to see again. It is about letting go and holding on to what we love the most.

I THINK WE ARE ALONE is a delicate and uplifting play about our fragility, resilience and our need for love and forgiveness.

Running time: 2hrs 15mins (inc. interval) (approx.)
Age guidance: 14+

Please note that this play deals with powerful themes that may cause distress or trigger challenging emotions in some of our patrons.
Please call our Box Office on 01752 267222 for more information.


Creative Team

Written by Sally Abbott
Co-directed by Kathy Burke and Scott Graham
Designed by Morgan Large
Lighting by Paul Keogan
Associate Director Jessica Williams
Producer Peter Holland


Cast

Chizzy Akudolu
Charlotte Bate
Polly Frame
Caleb Roberts
Simone Saunders
Andrew Turner

PODCAST WITH WRITER SALLY ABBOTT

THE CAST