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Some Voices – Joe Penhall

7th - 11th February 2017, 7:00 pm
Corpus Playroom
Tickets: £5 - £7
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‘I haven’t seen you in years, I don’t even know who you are any more but, fuck, yes I’m here for you, Ray, and I put that in writing we go through a whole procedure and you don’t… appear to give a shit.’

Ray has been discharged from mental hospital. The play charts his attempt to rejoin the wider world, under the care of his sister, who, busy running a restaurant and short on sympathy, can’t stop her brother from drifting into old habits, especially not when his best friend is a drunken old man prone to apocalyptic rages. Relationships grow, patience shortens and long-silenced voices start talking again as Ray and his new life hurtle towards breaking point.

“The most thrilling playwriting debut in years … The writing is razor-sharp, sensitive, quietly eloquent, full of the touchingly drab poetry of lost lives.” – Sunday Times