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Rehearsed reading: Without That Certain Thing

22 Feb - 23 Feb 2018

When Emery Sullivan, an ex-private investigator, meets the conspicuously straight Madeleine at a queer speed-dating night, sparks don’t exactly fly. But when Madeleine reveals she’s being stalked by a mysterious stranger called Swann, Sullivan is hooked - and agrees to take the case. She starts following Madeleine as a way of observing Swann: finding out who he is; what he wants; and what he might be capable of. But the closer she gets to the both of them, the more lines between detective and stalker begin to blur…

This is a rehearsed reading of Without That Certain Thing, a darkly comic mystery inspired by noir detective stories/films, examining ideas around romantic love, sexuality, and stalking. The play was first seen at a Fine Mess Theatre Bites & Scratches night and now receives its premiere full length reading.


by: Rory Platt
Performance times: Thu at 7.30pm Fri at 2pm
Ticket prices: All tickets £4
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