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Random/Generations

Random/Generations

Synopsis

random
never trouble trouble til trouble trouble you
 
But trouble does arrive. And changes everything.
 
This blistering play, told through the eyes of a young woman, explores the unbearable sense of loss felt by a family faced with a catastrophic and random act.
 
generations
forgotten nothing - forgotten everything
 
In the cradle of their South African family, Boyfriend and Girlfriend are beginning their lives together, just as Mama and Dad, and Grandad and Nana, did before them.
 
Until, one by one, family members start to disappear.
 
Fierce, warm and funny, these two short and haunting dramas examine love, life and loss through the lives of two families on two continents. random is an extraordinary play for one actress, whilst the generations company includes a South African choir.
 
A playwright, screenwriter and director, debbie tucker green is one of theatre’s most original and internationally acclaimed voices. She won the Olivier Award for Most Promising Newcomer in 2004 for born bad, and the 2012 BAFTA Award for Best Single Drama for the television version of random.
 
Both plays are directed by Tinuke Craig. Winner of the 2014 Genesis Future Director Award and Associate Director at the Gate Theatre 2015-2016, her credits include debbie tucker green’s dirty butterfly at the Young Vic.

Event details

Thu 24 May 2018, 7:45pm

Captioned by STAGETEXT

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Venue details

Chichester Festival Theatre (Minerva Theatre)
Oaklands Park
Chichester
West Sussex
PO19 6AP
The Arts Council
The Arts Council
The Arts Council