Fair Play

by Ella Road
A Bush Theatre Production
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03 Dec to 22 Jan

The clocks are set. The line is drawn. They’ve got a chance to be champions. But at what cost? 

When Ann joins Sophie’s running club she’s thrown into a world of regimented training and pure focus. The two girls couldn’t be more different, but soon their shared passion makes them inseparable – dreaming in lanes and lap-times, waking up picturing Olympic medals, each day stronger and faster… 

But set head to head in the run up to the World Championships, they find themselves and their friendship put to the ultimate test. As their relationships, their bodies, and their very identities are pulled into public scrutiny, does being exceptional come at too high a price? 

A gripping exploration of the underside of women’s athletics, Fair Play is the new work from Ella Road (The Phlebotomist) – “the most promising young playwright in Britain” (The Telegraph).

We are proud to be working in partnership with Intersex UK to realise this production of Fair Play.

 

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Dates

03 December - 22 JanuaryFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £17.50
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £15
  • Unemployed: From £17.50
  • Access: From £10
  • Standard: From £10
  • Student/Under 26): From £15

Saturday Matinees

11, 18 December and 8, 15, 22 JanuaryFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £17.50
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £15
  • Unemployed: From £17.50
  • Access: From £10
  • Standard: From £10
  • Student/Under 26): From £15

Wednesday Matinees

15, 22 December and 5, 12, 19 JanuaryFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £17.50
  • Student/Under 26 (ID Required): From £15
  • Unemployed: From £17.50
  • Access: From £10
  • Standard: From £10
  • Student/Under 26): From £15
Running time approx

Performed in

HOLLOWAY THEATRE (Bush Theatre's main space)

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Age Guidance

14+

Content Warnings

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Access details

Captioned Performances

Sat 18 Dec at 2:30pm, Thurs 13 Jan at 7:30pm

Audio Described Performances

Thurs 6 Jan at 7:30pm, Sat 15 Jan at 2:30pm

Touch Tours

Thurs 6 Jan at 6:30pm, Sat 15 Jan at 1:30pm

Relaxed & Sensory Adapted Performances

Thurs 16 Dec at 7:30pm, Sat 8 Jan at 2:30pm


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Cast

NicK King
With roots in Broadway, network television and both voice and commercial acting, NicK King’s previous stage credits include the 30th anniversary USA tour of Annie, The Lion King (Broadway) and The Nutcracker (The Washington Ballet). NicK has appeared on television in Law & Order and Village People and in the short films Dead Air and FINE as well as regional and national US commercials. NicK is no newcomer to storytelling from the heart, having written their own stories in the forms of a published book of poetry and prose, songs, series, and stage plays. With new opportunities emerging for intersex, trans/nonbinary and queer actors every day, NicK is eager to contribute to creating and telling stories that explore all sides of them and their surrounding communities.
Charlotte Beaumont
Charlotte Beaumont’s theatre credits include The Lovely Bones (Birmingham Repertory Theatre & UK tour), The Importance of Being Earnest (The Watermill), Romeo & Juliet (The Globe), No One Will Tell Me How to Start A Revolution (Hampstead Theatre), Jumpy (Theatre Clwyd), Three Winters (National Theatre, Lyttleton), Playhouse Creatures (Chichester Festival Theatre), The Flooded Grave and 2,000 Feet Away (Bush Theatre). On television she has appeared in Broadchurch (ITV), Waterloo Road (BBC), Death In Paradise (BBC), Coming Up: Sink or Swim (Channel 4), Zapped (Baby Cow), and Skins (E4). Charlotte’s film appearances include The Windmill Massacre (Pellicola), Butterfly Kisses (Blue Shadow Films), Balcony (Clipside Films), Skip Girl (Mara Adina), Jupiter Ascending (Warner Bros), Tommy (Left Bank Pictures), and Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll (Aegis Film Fund).

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