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Tuesday 14 November 2023

12.00pm - 1.10pm


£10 / £8 concessions / Free for EHU Students


The Rose Theatre


The Arts Centre

Tuesday 14 November 12noon

Pentabus and Thickskin present Driftwood

A new play by Tim Foley

Two brothers on a beach need to figure out what to do with their dad – but the sea has other ideas.

These are the shores of Vikings, Victorians, van drivers and visions. The tide is out but the chips are hot.

Mark and Tiny go for walks along the beach at Seaton Carew. Their dad is dying, and their town is crumbling. Family rifts and political divides try to pull them apart, and a figure made of driftwood stalks the shore at night… An inspiring, expansive story about hope, love, belonging and the tides within us.

Pentabus and Thickskin present this intoxicating and mystical new play by award-winning writer Tim Foley in a distinctive physical and cinematic production.

“Pentabus are champions of rural touring and are ‘one of British theatre’s unsung treasures.’”

The Guardian

“[ThickSkin’s] elusive new, fresh, and cool material you have been searching for”

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

Duration: 70min

Age recommendation: 12+

Access: All performances have integrated creative captions.

Content Warnings: CW // this production contains themes of death and dying

Who is this event for?

Current staff Current students General public