A dark comic play about finding hope – and what happens when it's taken away.
16 year old Toby believes he's a failure. He's losing the will to live…his parents are frightened. They don't want to lose their baby…And then there's Grandma Lilly – she's just losing her mind… Luckily, having forgotten 'something important' Lilly interrupts to lead Toby into a mystery of half memories and family secrets. Finding the answers might just save both their lives…
Forgotten Things is a cross-generational story for 21st century audiences, fusing puppetry, innovative theatre and surreal style and is suitable for teenage and adult audiences. It has themes such as family responsibility – teenage suicide – Alzheimer's.
Suitable for 14+ and adult audiences. Chatback session follows the performance. Contains some strong language
With a history spanning 40 years Red Ladder is recognised as producing theatre which celebrates, inspires and challenges young people, developing in them the desire and ability to express ideas and strengthen social and cultural cohesion. www.redladder.co.uk
Arts Centre, Devizes Road
Tuesday 2 December – 7.30pm
To buy tickets contact the Box Office on 01793 614837.