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Five Characters in Search of a Good Night's Sleep

Tickets currently available from 28th April 2022 to 21st May 2022

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Five insomniacs try to make it through the night. From dusk to dawn, they struggle with a crisis in their lives which they must resolve by morning. Increasingly conscious of their shortening futures and lengthening pasts, they fill their nights with distracting activities, desperate sleep techniques, evaluations of their lives, delusions, fears, panics and utter foolishness as they prepare to face the day.

Five Characters in Search of a Good Night’s Sleep has been developed over a two-year period through a series of workshop in which all the material for the play was created by the actors. The play was devised and written by the Company for ViSiBLE Theatre Ensemble and follows the successful runs of two previous ViSiBLE shows at Southwark Playhouse, Who Do We Think We Are? and Roundelay, once again offering audiences insights into the experience of later life.

ViSiBLE is a theatre company dedicated to creating performance work that throws fresh perspectives on later life and living longer. A key aspect of our identity is creating work collaboratively, drawing on the creativity and talent of Britain’s huge wealth of experienced older actors

Recommended for ages 12+.

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Southwark Playhouse,
77-85 Newington Causeway,
London,
SE1 6BD

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