In 2010, an earthquake in Haiti leaves a hundred thousand people dead and two million homeless. Meanwhile, somewhere in a leafy North London suburb, six people struggle with worries over their mortgages, mobile phone tariffs, Facebook friends, careers, love lives, diets, alcohol intake, holiday plans and whether any of them will be able to make any lasting impression on history.
About the Author
Torben Betts read English Literature & English Language at the University of Liverpool before training and working as an actor. Works include: The Unconquered, Best New Play 2007 Critics Awards for Theatre in Scotland, A Listening Heaven, nominated for Best New Play at the 2001 TMA Awards, Lie of the Land, nominated for Edinburgh Fringe First Award 2008, Clockwatching, The Company Man, The Biggleswades, Five Visions of the Faithful, The Lunatic Queen, The Error of Their Ways & The Swing of Things.
What starts out as a mildly amusing comedy of social dysfunctionality turns into something altogether darker and less comfortable” The Stage
A fantastic new play accurate and witty writing This stunning and moving play presented the drama and tragedy of everyday middle class life in a simple but believable style an absolute triumph for both writer and actors.” 5 stars The Public Reviews
Fresh and funny Spot-on” The Guardian