4 May - 4 June 2016
Tuesday - Saturday @ 7:30pm
The running time is approximately 85 minutes. There is no
Age guidance: 16+
Contains adult themes, explicit language and scenes of a
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Two Shillings and Sixpence presents
by Simon Stephens
From Simon Stephens, the award winning
The Curious Incident of the Dog in
the Night-Time, comes Wastwater, from the
same company of actors who brought last years
Bluebird to the Tabard Theatre.
'clever, classy and well directed with a terrific
team of actors.'
'entertaining and thought-provoking,
full of vivid imagery of people who live in the
'skilfully acted and engrossing to watch'
The Stage Review
Set within the shadow of Heathrow, three seemingly
conventional yet fractured relationships are on the
brink of monumental change. A mother and a son go
their separate ways. Two lovers embark on sexual
betrayal. A contractual arrangement takes upon a
Within these inextricably linked lives, Simon
Stephens combination of black humour and emotional
insight has crafted a play that combines agonising
moments of terror with moving sensitivity.
is an award-winning playwright, and the Artistic
Associate of the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith. He has
won the Olivier Award for Best New Play twice, once
for On the Shore of the Wide World in 2005, and
recently in 2013 for The Curious Incident of the Dog
in the Night-Time. Wastwater premiered at the Royal
Court in 2011 and this new Tabard production
represents its first London revival.
Directed by Christien
Anholt (Reunion, Relic Hunter, Hamlet), the cast
includes Mark Griffin (Gladiators, Daddy Day
Care, Dr Who) and Selina Giles (V for Vendetta,
Until Death, Restoration).
Simon Stephen's mysterious and disturbing play
creates a complex, humane and concerned picture of
the world and plays a limited run at the Tabard
The Rotating Cast are: