CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020 and there is currently no planned re-opening time though it will not be before 1st June 2020 and is most likely to be September (according to some West End producers).
Some shows have been cancelled, or closed early, but many are being rescheduled and we are trying to keep up with the changes - assume that anything posted for April and May is actually postponed or cancelled. Pantomimes are possible but a few venues and shows may not return and larger venues and tours are unlikely to re-appear before 2021 though we have some hope for some panto ....
This is an incredibly powerful one-woman show. Christina tells of her life growing up with a multiply disabled younger sister and the effect it has on her life and the life of her family. This is a look into the world of the family carer, something that a large number of us may be at points in our own lives. Family carers, in this case a sibling, get little respite or support and however good they are it can overwhelm them. The story is moving and often funny, it is told with a simplicity and truth that cuts right to the heart. Fortunately, Christina is there as you leave with a tissue and time to listen to her audience's own stories - so many people were touched by what she said on the day I was there.
This is an amazing debut piece of work and is the worthy winner of the SIT-UP Awards first award for social impact theatre.
RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2019 The Royal Theatrical Support Trust and Curve, in partnership with English Touring Theatre and Rose Theatre Kingston, announce Anthony Almeida as winner and Maria Crocker as runner-up of the RTST Sir Peter Hall Director Award 2019