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    For The Love Of A Primary Caregiver

    Tue 15 - Sat 19 Nov at 9pm
    Tickets £12 (£10)
    Rosemary is about to do a speech at her mother’s wedding. She’s not quite sure how to hit the right note as the relationship between Rosemary and her mother has been... less- than- rosy. As latent thoughts and feelings bubble to the surface, we realise maybe the apple hasn’t fallen very far from the tree.



    Content Notice
    Running Time 70 minutes
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Wheelchair Accessible
    Assistance dogs
    Assistance dogs
    Content Notice
    Content NoticeContains reference to or themes of co-dependency.

    For The Love Of A Primary Caregiver is a piece that speaks to the impact of the primary relationship, and the blind spots it can create in even the most self-aware of us. A co-dependent parental bond can become normalised and it can take years to unpick. I wanted to paint a portrait of someone striving to be better despite the hardship that they perceive. Cheryl’s motivation for writing the piece stems from her own self-development journey and from her work as a coach. Understanding how humans have brilliant coping strategies that serve us really well up until a point, but those coping strategies can sometimes alienate us, because we can decide to move through the world defensively.

    Tickets for For The Love Of A Primary Caregiver

    Tue 15 Nov, 21:00
    Wed 16 Nov, 21:00
    Thu 17 Nov, 21:00
    Fri 18 Nov, 21:00
    Sat 19 Nov, 21:00
    "This is a very poignant play and highlights how a lot of children identify their parents as superhero’s despite all evidence pointing otherwise, because a child cannot handle the concept that the person they depend on for love and safety will give them ne"
    Alwaystimefortheatre

    “Such a crucial part of the UK theatre ecology… Developing artists and audiences”

    The Guardian, 2016