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Performance

VenueThe Tobacco Factory Theatres
Other spaces: Spielman Theatre
TownBristol
CountyCity of Bristol
From11th October 2018
Opened16th October 2018
To27th October 2018
When19:30. Oct 16 at 19:00. Oct 18,25 Mats 13:00. Sat Mats 14:00
What is currently on at The Tobacco Factory Theatres (V1384579886)

Beautiful Thing

Beautiful ThingT0210580141
Set during a heat wave on a rundown Thamesmead estate, Beautiful Thing is an urban fairytale full of characters that abound with attitude, energy, frankness and humour. The story follows Jamie, an introvert, troubled teen whose dislike of football is reason enough for his classmates to bully him at every opportunity. Living with is pre-occupied single mum, Sandra, Jamie finds himself infatuated with his next door neighbour and classmate Ste. Ste, who is living with his drug-dealing brother and abusive, alcoholic father in the flat next door, is one night beaten so badly that Sandra takes pity and lets him sleep over. In the absence of a third bed, Ste has to make do with sleeping 'top-to-toe' with Jamie. Much to his delight, Jamie is able to provide Ste with the comfort and reassurance he craves and also a little massage with some peppermint foot lotion . . . The boys
Author Jonathan Harvey


Archive :: production:T0210580141, play:S01303760848, venue:V1384579886

Production details

Special Performances


  • 19 Oct 18 Sign Interpreted

Company

Producer Tobacco Factory Theatres (in association with The Dukes Lancaster)
Director Mike Tweddle
Musical Director Thomas Johnson
Design Anisha Fields
Lighting Chris Swain

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