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Tuesday 11 October 2022

7.30pm - 9.00pm


£10 / £8 concessions / Free for EHU Students


The Rose Theatre


Arts Centre


97 +

Tuesday 11 October 7:30pm
Tom Cain Theatre presents
97 +

EHU Graduate Tom Cain returns with ‘97+’, based on the 1989 Hillsborough Disaster were severe injuries lead to 97 lives lost. Set in 2012, haunted by their memories, Hillsborough Survivors John and Steve, each deal with the trauma they suffered as young boys now as middle-aged men. John bottles up his emotions and only exposes these to his partner, Liz, as he regularly suffers from night terrors but avoids seeking treatment from the doctors. Opposed to Steve, who is in and out of hospital suffering from his multiple mental health issues where he is looked after by nurse Nancy, who appears to be the only person he sees as a friend. That is until he meets John, who’s charity pot in his newsagents sparks a conversation between the pair about their shared experiences. Despite countless setbacks, the Hillsborough Survivors continue their fight for justice.

Starring Colin Kilbride, Leslie Longley, Julie McCabe and Alice Mckillop.

“10/10 Perfect – Possibly the most powerful theatre show I’ve ever seen.” – Writebase

Age recommendation: 15+

Duration: 1hr 30 approx.

Tickets: £10 / £8 concessions
Free for EHU Students

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