The Maskers' Studio Theatre
21 - 26 October 2019

Performances at 8pm.

Telephone bookings 0333 666 3366 (booking fee applies to phone bookings)

One memory, One hour
Could you decide?

From the void!

Alex, Ketu, Sophie and Nia find themselves in a mysterious void unsure of where they are and what is happening, until the 'Guide' appears. They have in fact died and the Guide advises them that, in order to leave the void, they are required to choose one single memory from their life to live and re-live for eternity; they must do this within an hour. It turns out that selecting that one memory, a memory that defines them as a person, is not as easy as it may seem and each of them has a couple of attempts to identify one.

The concept revolves around the concept of death being the final 'stop' and the way near death experiences make you re-evaluate your life - it also uses elements of 'magical realism' similar to that seen in the work of Gabriel Garcia Marquez. It was developed using improvisation before being put down on paper and performed, to good reviews, at the Edinburgh Festival in 2002. What makes the play even more interesting and challenging is that the cast are required to create the sets and sound effects themselves.

Be prepared for an evening of fast moving, physical and thought provoking theatre.

Director & Cast

The Director of this production is Ian Wilson

Alex is played by James Fairley

Ketu is played by Ruben Sanchez-Garcia

Nia is played by Anna Hussey

Sophie is played by Jo Iacovou

The Guide is played by Sam Hussey

Creative Team

Production Manager
Stage Manager
Kathryn Salmon
Lighting Designer
Clive Weeks
Assistant Lighting Designer
Tom Foyle
Lighting Operator
Sound Designer
Sound Operator
Wardrobe & Costumes
Susan Wilson
Properties & Furniture

Ticket Information

Tickets £11

No concessions


Available after the performance

For the Maskers

Technical Manager:- Jamie McCarthy;   Lighting Consultant:- Clive Weeks;   Sound Consultant:- Jamie McCarthy;   Marketing Director:- Peter Court;   Marketing Team:- Sarah Russell, Angela Stansbridge, Clive Weeks, Robert Osborne, Meri Mackney, Paul Baker;   Front of House Manager:- Chris Baker;   Box Office Manager:- Chris Baker;   Photography:- Clive Weeks;   Bar Manager:- Meri Mackney

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Shirley's own LOCAL theatre!

Maskers Theatre Company
Off Emsworth Road
SO15 3LX

Registered Charity 900067

Established 1968

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