The Deep Blue Sea

Audio-described performance Drama and comedy Touch tour

Audio-described in-house.

1951. In a shabby Ladbroke Grove flat, Hester Collyer’s neighbours find her unconscious; she has taken an overdose in front of the gas fire. Their only option is to notify her husband – a pillar of the establishment.

But Hester left her husband the previous year to embark upon a passionate love affair with dashing ex-RAF pilot, Freddie Page. What has happened in her life to make her want to end it? And can she bring herself to go on living?

This searing play takes place over the course of one day, in one room, and offers a devastating examination of the adverse forces of love and solitude. Rattigan based the play in part on the tragic outcome of his own clandestine love affair and created one of the twentieth century’s finest leading roles for a woman.

Please note that the audio description for this performance is not delivered by VocalEyes.  Every effort has been made to ensure that these details are correct;
however, please do double check with the venue for the availability of introductory notes and touch tours when booking.

Booking contact number 01243 781312

Venue

Chichester Festival Theatre

Oaklands ParkChichesterPO19 6AP
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