Overflow

by Travis Alabanza
A Bush Theatre Production
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‘Club toilets have taught me more about sisterhood than any book

Cornered into a flooding toilet cubicle and determined not to be rescued again, Rosie distracts herself with memories of bathroom encounters, drunken heart-to-hearts by dirty sinks, friendships forged in front of crowded mirrors, and hiding from trouble.

But with her panic rising and no help on its way, can she keep her head above water?

Following the success of the live performances which were curtailed due to lock-down and the huge international response to the online broadcast, Overflow, a hilarious and devastating tour of women’s bathrooms by acclaimed writer and performer Travis Alabanza (Jubilee, Burgerz), directed by Debbie Hannan and performed by Reece Lyons returns for a limited season.

★★★★ ‘a future classic’ Evening Standard
★★★★ ‘thought-provoking’ Guardian
★★★★ ‘a rallying cry for change’ Broadway World
★★★★ ‘filled to the brim with joy, pain and humour’ The Stage
‘warm, funny, sympathetic’ Pink News
‘we are reminded of the thrill that comes with a night out’ Diva

 

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Reece Lyons
Reece Lyons is a transgender actress, writer and poet based in London. She is a Roundhouse resident artist where her work has been watched by over 4 million people online. Credits include: HANNA (Amazon Prime), Life & Rhymes (Sky Arts), The Sandman (Audible), Fierce Sisters (Mimbre).

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24 Jun
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