A wry, funny, sweet-natured variation on the archetypal boy-meets-girl story.
Nice, nerdy Richard and lately dumped Katie meet when a stag night and hen party collide and end up having a drunken one-night stand. Over the following months, they acquire new partners and, when their respective best friends get hitched, fleetingly meet at a wedding, a christening and a muddy pop festival.
Wittily written, at times in rhyme, the pleasure of the piece lies in the language. It premiered in August 2012 as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Reviews of the Play
"Richard Marsh and Katie Bonna’s verse romcom is a wry, sweet-natured account of a totally believable relationship" Michael Billington, The Guardian.
"It’ll have you crying with laughter and melting inside because of its cuteness." Francessca Charlemagne, Everything Theatre.
In line with our EDI policy, we undertake an EDI impact assessment of all our artistic programming. This play has no central diversity message. The narrative requires specific playing genders and ages, however all characters will be cast completely neutrally with regards to race and ethnicity. The story is written for a heterosexual couple. We embrace and encourage the rich tapestry of diversity that reflects the real world, and we actively welcome individuals from all walks of life to participate in the production.