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At Last (feat At First)
On from 10 Sep 2019 till 22 Sep 2019
Lion and Unicorn Theatre
by James Lewis & Alexander Knott
Genre(s): New Writing, Drama

- £14.00 - Off West End Discount Code: Use Code

About: At Last (feat At First)

"We don't know how to forgive, we only know how to forget"

The old world has fallen and something brave and new has taken its place. Out of the fire and rubble and the ashes something new is born. A chance to learn about the past and to discover who we were to save the future. A chance to find hope anew, or to tear open wounds which will never close again.

This is the story of ten years of hate. Ten years of oppression and anger when we gave ourselves up to the dark.

A story of the mother who fought for her broken sons, and the father that stood in judgement. The daughter willing to pay the ultimate price for freedom, the man who stood by and watched and the woman that listened.

This is the story of when the world went mad.

It is time to tell the truth.

At Last.

Proforca Theatre Company returns this September with "At Last" – a brand new piece of writing which will make its debut as part of the Autumn / Winter season at the newly relaunched Lion & Unicorn Theatre. "At Last" is a dark, brutal, almost verbatim-style selection of interconnected monologues which tell the "what if" story of the aftermath of 10 years of a totalitarian right wing regime in the UK. It is a searing search for redemption and reconciliation in the rubble of a broken society, whilst questioning who we are when everything that makes us human is stripped away.

"AT FIRST"
"At Last" is preceded prior to specific performances by "At First" written by Hannah Bates and will be performed prior to the shows on 13th, 17th, 19th & 20th September 2019.

CONTENT ADVISORY
Contains Strong language, Adult Themes, depictions and descriptions of torture and physical abuse

POST SHOW Q&A
Join cast and creatives for a Post Show Q&A discussing "At Last" and "At First as well as Season 2 of new work at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre on Thursday 12th September. For more information visit: https://www.terripaddock.com/event/atlastqa/

BOX OFFICE
Tickets £14 | Concessions £12

"Pay What You Feel" Tuesday 10th September at 7.30pm

SHOW INFORMATION:
WRITTEN BY: "At Last" is written by James Lewis & Alexander Knott. "At First" is written by Hannah Bates.

DIRECTED BY: David Brady

ASSOCIATE DIRECTORS: Jess Barton

CAST: David Angland (Danny), Anthony Fagan (Colin), Michael Faulkner (Jack), Malcolm Jeffries (Asper), Demelza O'Sullivan (Marie), Melissa Phillips (Grace), Gemma Wray (Nikki) with Ciaran Lonsdale (Sam)

OTHER CREATIVES: Mitchell Reeve (Lighting Design), Samuel Heron (Composer), Lauren Gauge (PR).
RUNNING TIME: 120 Mins (15 Minute Interval)

WEBSITE: www.proforca.co.uk/atlast
TWITTER: @proforcatheatre
INSTAGRAM / FACEBOOK: @proforcatheatre
HASHTAGS: #AtLast

Reviews

REVIEWS FOR PREVIOUS WORK
★★★★★ – "An Extraordinary evening's entertainment as it hops between being ingeniously witty and soul-wrenchingly moving" – The Spy In The Stalls (Feel)

★★★★★ – "Feel is a wonderful play about the emotional brutality of knowing that it is our imperfections that make us. I came away moved to tears by this simple and beautiful play.” – Plays To See (Feel)

★★★★★ – "James Lewis’ writing is raw and unforgiving… Feel as a play is a joy to watch. And Proforca Theatre is a company to watch too." – The Spy In The Stalls (Feel)

★★★★ – "Brilliant – every character so different from the other, and the deep message will make you ask yourself questions" – London Theatre Reviews

★★★★ – "Simply Staged and lovingly performed – a strong piece of writing succeeds in it's aim to present a uniquely London take on love" – London Pub Theatres

★★★★ – "I guarantee that every audience member will “feel” a host of emotions through watching this brilliantly directed and acted play.” – Theatre & Art Reviews ( Elaine Chapman)

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