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    Fri 10 - Sat 11 Jun at 7.15pm
    Tickets £12/£10
    Two women talk about childbirth, sing about violence and dance about menopause. Everywhere they look things are still not equal and maybe they never will be.

    Content Notice
    Running Time 60 minutes
    Health Notice
    Health NoticeFlashing lights, Loud noise, Food

    Two women face the truth of the dissolution of the European egalitarian dream. Everywhere they look things are not equal; in the taxi, on the bench in the middle of a village, in the congregation, in the boardroom, in the home. They tell stories of childbirth, sing about violence and dance about menopause. They remember the lies they were told as children and question the hope that things might be different for future generations.

    The performance uses puppetry, comedy, song, text and movement to create a hybrid, humorous and powerful perspective on being a woman in Europe today.

    For it was Adam who was first created, and then Eve’ Timothy 2:1

    Performed in English, Polish & Spanish with English surtitles.


    With the support of NeuStart Kultur & GVL

    "Thank you for this lightning storm of hope in dark times. I am an old-fashioned theatre man. On evenings like this I gain my confidence in the magic of theatre as a dignified phenomenon. Only the fragile form of life, tense between power and powerlessness"
    Theaterhaus Berlin
    "Heartburn moves from laughter to tears. It bursts with pain, anger and love. It is a story about women and it is my story."
    Ewa Kaczmarek, award winning actress, Tlusta Langusta, Poland
    "The truth is, it was so strong, I was speechless"
    Audience Review
    "A beautiful and powerful performance, where the truth is sometimes unbearable"
    Audience Review
    "Heartburn swings through the emotions, like riding a roller coaster"
    Audience Review
    "I hope that this show will be played often, It is important, uncompromising and necessary"
    Audience Review

    "CPT is as a beacon of fringe goodness, a theatre that champions diversity, inclusivity and the best kind of weird uniqueness"