Fair Play

by Ella Road
A Bush Theatre Production
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12 Jun to 18 Jul

Due to the closure of our building and the ongoing impact of the Coronavirus, Fair Play has been postponed until we can re-open. Our Box Office team will be in contact to manage any existing bookings. We’re a small team so please bear with us.


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).

 

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Times & Prices

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Dates

12 June - 18 JulyFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £10
  • Adult: From £10
  • Unemployed (ID Required): From £10
  • Access: From £10
  • Bush Connect (Student/Under 26): From £10
  • Wheelchair User: From £10

Saturday Matinees

20, 27 June and 4, 11, 18 JulyFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £10
  • Adult: From £10
  • Unemployed (ID Required): From £10
  • Access: From £10
  • Bush Connect (Student/Under 26): From £10
  • Wheelchair User: From £10

Wednesday Matinees

24 June and 1, 8, 15 JulyFrom £10

  • Senior Citizen: From £10
  • Adult: From £10
  • Unemployed (ID Required): From £10
  • Access: From £10
  • Bush Connect (Student/Under 26): From £10
  • Wheelchair User: From £10

Performed in

HOLLOWAY THEATRE (Bush Theatre's main space)

Ticket info

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Post-Show Q&A: Tue 23 Jun

Hear from the cast and creatives of Fair Play after the show. Free to ticket holders on the night.

Access details

Captioned performance

Thu 2 July at 7.30pm

Audio Described performance

Sat 11 July at 2.30pm

Age guidance

14+

Content warnings

This show contains strong language, references to disordered eating, brief mentions of physical illness and discussions of gender and identity, often in the context of race, class, social inequity, privilege, and within the intersex community.


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