VenueThe Bike Shed Theatre
From8th February 2012
To25th February 2012
PricesFrom £5.00. To £12.00.
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Playing with Snails

Playing with SnailsT0808570582
Daniel visits a disused coastal fort every day to light a candle. But today there's something unexpected in fort. Some children's toys have been carefully placed there. A teenage girl, Caitlin is hanging around too? What's she doing there and did she bring the toys? As they are cut off and marooned by the tide, the appalling truth of what once occurred there is revealed. Like two trapped animals Caitlin and Daniel manoeuvre around each other. But as they do so, they come to understand the terrible bond between them. As the tide recedes Daniel must decide what to do about Caitlin, give her up, or offer her protection. This shocking contemporary play, which was a winner of the International Playwriting Competition 2011, explores issues of guilt, forgiveness and redemption with great finesse. It also poses questions about the nature of evil.
Author Peter Kesterton

Archive :: production:T0808570582, play:S01574244243, venue:V1892701352

Production details

World Premiere


Producer The Bike Shed
Director David Lockwood
Design Bee Watson
Other Rachel Duthie (stage manager)
Director Justine Bock (assistant)
Performer Charlie Coldfield
Performer Chloe Whipple

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