The Suicide

Date: Wednesday 06 April 2016 - Saturday 21 May 2016


the suicide


Date: Wednesday 06 April 2016

Tickets: £15, £25, £35 Reduced prices for previews, 6 - 7 Apr General ticket information £12 tickets for schools Restaurant Packages available from £17.50


by Suhayla El-Bushra, after Erdman

Things are getting tough for Sam. No job, benefits stopped and stuck in a tiny flat with his girlfriend Maya and her mum. The pressure is building. It feels like there might be only one way out.

But every ending is a beginning and there are plenty of people keen to capitalise on Sam’s momentous decision. From corrupt local politicians to kids trying to raise the number of views of their online videos, everyone wants a piece of Sam’s demise. It scarcely matters what Sam actually wants. Faced with the promise of immortality, what’s his life worth?

Suhayla El-Bushra takes the satiric masterpiece by Nikolai Erdman and smashes it into contemporary urban Britain. It’s provocative, fast-paced and very funny.

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