all of it

by Alistair McDowall 

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Tue 06 Jun - Sat 17 Jun 2023

I suppose I never questioned why I was only one piece before”

A woman trapped at home during an air raid.    

A mother who starts to see double.    

A whole life in one breath.  

Three short plays by Alistair McDowall introduce us to three women whose ordinary lives mask extraordinary internal worlds.  

This trilogy includes the brand new plays Northleigh, 1940  and In Stereo  alongside all of it, previously performed in 2020.  

Written for and performed by Kate O’Flynn, this brand new production will run at the Royal Court and the Avignon Festival.  

Post-show Talk: Thu 15 Jun

A Q&A with writer Alistair McDowall. This event is free with a ticket to that evening’s performance.

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'Three superb monologue poems... breathtaking'

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"These giddying texts are given astonishing life by Kate O’Flynn... an epic of inner life"

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"A modern classic...this may be all of it, but I want more"

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"Three enthralling plays... [McDowall] is extraordinary at channelling his disturbing, poetic vision of the characters’ hidden worlds"

The Times Read full review

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"Vividly extraordinary feat"

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'This is theatre that works its way beneath your skin: unsettling, transfixing drama from a singular imagination'

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Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

Mon – Sat: 7.30pm (except 8 June, 7pm) 

Running time: 90 minutes, with no interval and no re-entry during the plays.

Age recommendation: 14+.

This show contains loud noises, haze and moments of blackout.

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Access Performances 

If you are a wheelchair user, please contact the Box Office who can assist you in booking the best tickets. Find out more about access tickets and seating.

Captioned: Fri 16 Jun at 7.30pm

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Photos by Helen Murray. Image edit by Paul Belford.


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