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24 March 2024 18:00
Tickets from £19.00
Running time 1 hour
Age recommendation 16+
Trigger warnings Strong Language



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“She is the female Peep Show” – The Nerd Party

“Her talent as a performer is unimpeachable” – Chortle

“Gloriously cathartic… One of the funniest plays you’ll find” – The Wee Review

KAREN invites you into the uproarious world of our Protagonist. Seamlessly breaking the fourth wall, she’ll whisk you through a chaos-filled narrative that has been described as “the female Peep Show”.

We open on Protagonist’s 30th birthday at the Alton Towers, where her life takes an unexpected turn. Mid-calippo, she’s unceremoniously dumped by her long-term partner, Joe. Little does she know, this is just the beginning.
Protagonist soon navigates through office hell as Joe starts dating her arch-nemesis: Karen. It’s a perfect storm of heartbreak, societal pressures, and an identity crisis that threatens to engulf her.

The final straw unleashes an explosive office showdown, where our Protagonist finally finds her voice. Through laughter, tears, and a healthy dose of sarcasm, Protagonist learns the invaluable lesson that the path to healing lies in moving through the pain, not around it, and in the empowerment of owning one’s emotions that allows you to find peace.

Cast & Creatives:
Actor/Writer/Producer: Sarah Cameron-West
Director: Evie Ayres-Townshend
Lighting Designer: Oliver McNally
Sound Designer: Sarah Spencer
Sound Operator: Charlie Stace
Set Designer: Roisin Jenner

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