- Venue: Courtyard Theatre
- Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
- Age Guidance: 16+
- Triggers & Advisories: Click here for details.Triggers & Advisories
One Under deals with issues and topics which some audience members may find challenging, including depression, paranoia and suicide. Suitable for ages 16+.
More Information on One Under
Sonny and Christine want to escape. They have a night to remember but underneath the surface things aren’t what they seem. Cyrus is frantically trying to piece together the truth about that night. Unexpectedly a tragedy is about to unite them all…
An evocative thriller of intertwining stories, One Under explores the unanswered questions left behind when someone vanishes from our lives.
Written by award-winning writer Winsome Pinnock and directed by Amit Sharma (The Solid Life of Sugar Water, Cosmic Scallies), this powerful story explores human relationships and sparks pertinent, timely conversations on mental health and well-being.
Graeae is a world renowned innovator in theatre and its productions place creative access at their heart. This play will feature a creative use of captioning and will have audio description on offer at every performance (ask the Box Office for details).
A Graeae & Theatre Royal Plymouth Production
Cast & Credits
A Graeae & Theatre Royal Plymouth Production / Written by Winsome Pinnock / Commissioned by Ramps on the Moon / Presented in association with Curve / Photography by Patrick Baldwin /
“ guilt and penance, paranoia, hidden disability, personality and uncertainty shift and reshape as 95 minutes scurries past… a brave re-imagining and revival of Alfred Fagon award-winner Winsome Pinnock’s 2005 short play”
“ Captioning and audio description are creatively incorporated into a bold revival of Winsome Pinnock's play about the need for atonement”
“ a keenly enjoyable experience…complex and darkly satisfying”
“ One Under is definitely one to catch as it tours and the subtly written and acted stories certainly stay with you hours after the event”
“ fast-paced thrilling, thought-provoking and superbly performed”
“ An intensive play layered with meaning and emotion”
“ The actors managed to produce some moments of profound emotion”
“ The acting was universally good”
A signed performance is the usual full production using either the creative use of sign integrated into the performance or a British Sign Language Interpreter on stage interpreting the show for D/deaf attendees.Audio Described
Audio Described performances are designed to improve the experience of visually impaired and blind attendees. As well as listening to the dialogue on stage the customer can wear a headset and listen to a live description of the action on stage.Relaxed Performance
A relaxed performance is a specially selected show from our programme, with slight adaptations to make it suitable for an audience of young people or adults with learning disabilities. This may include extra lighting, additional wheelchair spaces and the freedom to move to alternative seating if required.Dementia-Friendly Performance
Dementia friendly performances are for all audiences. The theatre experience is enhanced for people living with dementia and their supporters, with adaptations to front of house service, the show and pre-show information packs. Additional dementia-aware staff, quiet spaces, clear signage and visual markers, sound and lighting adjustments and flexible seating options all help to create a supportive, shared experience.Sing Along
Singalong with the cast in this exclusive performance. Join in as loud as you like, fancy dress is optional but highly recommended.Post Show Discussion
Parent & Baby Performance
A Parent and Baby performance enables parents to attend the theatre with their baby (under 12 months). We make small adaptations to the lighting and sound effects, including keeping the auditorium lights slightly raised. The seating is unallocated and there is a relaxed attitude to noise.
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- - Captioned
- - Signed
- - Audio Description
- - Relaxed Performance
- - Dementia Friendly Performance
- - Post Show Discussion
- - Sing Along
- - Parent & Baby Performance