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Roundabout in Victoria Park: Hungry

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10 Sep

7pm

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12 Sep

2pm

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Part of Paines Plough’s Roundabout 2021 season

HUNGRY
By Chris Bush

“I’d watch you eat. I’d eat you up. You’re not like them, are you? You’re real.”

Lori is a professional chef. Bex waits tables to make ends meet. One night together in a walk-in fridge and the rest is history.

Lori has big plans, but Bex is struggling. If we are what we eat, then Bex is in real trouble. It’s not her fault though – the system is rigged. No-one on minimum wage and zero hours has the headspace to make their own yoghurt.

HUNGRY is a new play about food, love, class and grief in a world where there’s little left to savour.

About Chris:

CHRIS BUSH is an award-winning playwright, lyricist and theatre-maker. Her past work includes PERICLES (National Theatre), THE ASSASSINATION OF KATIE HOPKINS (Theatr Clwyd), STANDING AT THE SKY’S EDGE, STEEL (both Sheffield Theatres) and THE CHANGING ROOM (NT Connections). Upcoming work includes FAUSTUS: THAT DAMNED WOMAN (Headlong/Lyric Hammersmith/Birmingham Rep), THE LAST NOEL (Attic Theatre) and a new musical adaptation of THE CAUCASIAN CHALK CIRCLE (National Theatre).

Please note this performance takes place at Roundabout in Victoria Park, Swinton.

Age Guidance: 12+

Running time: 70 minutes

Content warning: Strong language

Trigger warning: References to eating disorders, death of a parent