My Eternal Portion & The Ebbing Hour
Swindon Fringe Festival at Artsite
Artsite, Theatre Square
Fri 12 April
This event takes place at Arsite, Theatre Square, Swindon, SN1 1QN
My Eternal Portion by Jane DaleWelcome to a world in which 'unquiet' spirits bother each other, rather than the living. Will Cooper stumbles into an afterlife peopled by troubled souls, including a militant suffragette, a medieval stonemason who made a mint after the Black Death, a crazed English martyr from the time of Elizabeth the First and an enigmatic 'leader who may or may not be divine. Will is doing OK on his counselling programme, until his wife pats a visit. But the havoc really starts up when his father pays an unexpected visit…
The Ebbing Hour
As funeral bells chime, a mysterious woman whispers a terrible secret to a grieving wife. Years later, now in therapy, the woman pieces together the jigsaw of her life, the damning relationship with her father and the disturbing truth behind that secret whisper.
“A provocative, fascinating and beautiful tale” (Theatre Bath), packed with depth, intrigue and pathos, alongside humility and humour to bring us slowly, expertly face-to-face with our own slender grip on reality. Storytelling of human fragility and our enduring will to survive at its devastating best.
Recommended Age: 18+ for both events
Where applicable fees and charges are included in the stated ticket prices. An optional postage fee may apply. Fee-free booking for Wyvern Friends; Groups of 8+ please call 01793 524481 to buy fee-free.