Theatre4thought are a new collaboration from actors Stephanie Silver (me, I write this letter, cheeky plug) & Emelia Marshall Lovsey.
It tells the story of two nurses working for the NHS: Emily, an optimistic newly qualified nurse and Sally an exhausted nurse in charge, both at polar opposites in their careers. The story follows Sally and Emily’s memories of nursing up until one fateful day that changes both their lives forever. Set in the present day, at a time when the NHS is short staffed, forced to make cuts and constantly under scrutiny. Where nurses are penalised, criticised and told by the government that they’re not doing enough after another long day. When you’re getting paid £11 an hour to do someone’s last offices, when you’re telling a mum their baby’s passed away or when you’re the newly qualified nurse on her first day, with little support and no time for error- how is anybody supposed to cope?
The Show’s EDFRINGE2016 Poster is below with all the details
Book your tickets here: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/monologues-of-a-tired-nurse
If you are not going to Edinburgh catch it August 3-4th, 7pm, at TheatreN16, Balham, London.
BOOK VIA WWW.THEATREN16.CO.UK
SEE YOU THERE!
Gavin Robertson, Katherine Hurst and Simon Nader previously collaborated on the critically acclaimed drama “The Other Side” which wowed audiences at The Edinburgh Festival 2009 and again on a UK wide tour in 2010. Now Gavin Robertson and Scene Productions are co-producing “Escape From the Planet of the Day That Time Forgot” and the performance has been entirely devised by the company.
There’s a Professor with a rocket in the cellar, his physics-savvy female
ward who screams quite often, and his eager but impoverished lab assistant and together they find themselves on a distant planet before escaping to. where exactly!?
Think a hotch-potch of silliness drawing from ‘The 39 Steps’ and
‘Quatermass’ via ‘Journey to the Centre of The Earth’, and ‘The Land that
Time Forgot’… time travel, dinosaurs and whole pile of pluck along with
an invisible dog and several sets of ‘jolly hockey sticks’.
These award-winning performers combine fast storytelling with bold imagery
and jokes a-plenty as they transport you from stately English home to the
steaming jungle and back again in a frantic, outrageous adventure!
The show is playing at The Assembly in Edinburgh so go and book your tickets now!!
An accomplished actor, director and teacher Simon is not only bringing lots of laughter with his role in the above, but he is also directing ‘The Monologues of a Tired Nurse’ showing at The Space, Uk , Edinburgh 22-27th August 8.05pm.
The play is a look at the lives of 2 NHS nurses in the current climate. It documents their stories through memories of experiences till one day that changes both their lives forever. It is showing the stress, the pressure and the humanity that runs deep in the healthcare profession.
‘He has brought a wonderful energy to our play, with brilliant theatrical storytelling ideas, with truth and beauty that make the piece current, engaging and something more than I ever envisioned when writing’ Writer/Actor – Stephanie Silver