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Up Down Man
Myrtle Theatre Company and Tobacco Factory Theatres in association with Salisbury Playhouse 08 Nov 18 Nov

Venue: Tobacco Factory Theatres
Performance Time: 19:30
Matinée Thu 1.30pm & Sat 2.30pm
Performance Duration: 1:10
Full Price: £16.00
Concession Price: £12.00
Box Office Phone Number: 0117 902 0344

Audiences lucky enough to have seen the brilliant Up Down Boy will know the incredible treat in store with Up Down Man. Bristol-based Myrtle Theatre are masters of inclusive theatre and imaginative new writing. Tobacco Factory Theatres is delighted to team up with them and Salisbury Playhouse to create an ambitious and brave new tale about growing up and moving on, told in a unique and invigorating way.

This is who I am – my name is Matty Butler. I’m not a child, I’m twenty nine years old. I like foxes, badgers, dancing, eating dinner, going bowling, Eastenders, dancing and foxes. I’d like a friend. Maybe Angel from Buffy. And we’d go on holiday and live together and have dinner and go dancing. I’m not a child you see. I’m twenty nine years old. My name is Matty Butler. This is who I am. And I like foxes.

Up Down Man, the long awaited sequel to the internationally acclaimed Up Down Boy, wowed audiences when it premiered at Salisbury Playhouse in 2016. Once again starring the gifted and charismatic Nathan Bessell as Matty Butler, Up Down Man asks the question that faces every parent of an adult with a learning disability… What will happen when I’m not here?

Written by award-winning Brendan Murray with live music, original choreography and Mum in the box, Up Down Man is funny, provocative, moving and a show that could change the way you see the world.

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AGE RECOMMENDATION 12+

REACT: UP DOWN MAN
An evening of festivities for young adults surrounding our production of Up Down Man.
DATE Thu 09 November Show starts at 7.30pm
AGES 14 – 25 years
COST £5 exclusively for 14-25 year olds, which includes a ticket for the show and discussion. You will be asked for proof of age when collecting your ticket from the Box Office. To book, just choose Thu 09 November from the drop down menu when you click buy tickets above.

POST SHOW TALK  Please join us after the performances on Fri 10 November 7.30pm, Fri 17 November 7.30pm & Sat 18 November 2.30pm for a free post show discussion.

BSL INTERPRETED PERFORMANCE
Thu 16 November 1.30pm
tickets@tobaccofactorytheatres.com

RELAXED PERFORMANCES
Thu 09 November 1.30pm, Thu 16 November 1.30pm & Sat 18 November 2.30pm. Performances specially adapted to create a more welcoming atmosphere for audiences with additional needs.

 

Venue:
Tobacco Factory Theatres
Raleigh Road, Southville
Bristol
BS3 1TF
South West

Box Office Phone Number: 0117 902 0344
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