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THEATRE: THE SMALLEST STORY EVER TOLD

The Smallest Story Ever Told is the newest play from Tideline Runners following on from 2022’s much-loved Why Henry Is SO Weird.

Starring Sophie Armstrong (Summerland, BBC’s All Together Now) and Gary Robson (Why Henry Is SO Weird, One More Kiss) as Amy and Charlie Donnelly, the darlings of the children’s modern literary scene whose lives are thrown into chaos when Amy is diagnosed with Young Onset Mixed Dementia. On the first Christmas following her death, Charlie is forced to reckon with his grief before it destroys him. He chooses to relive his life in reverse, watching his time with Amy and their family backwards from its tragic end to its humble beginning, all the time watching Amy grow younger, more hopeful and healthier.

RJ Flynn, author of The Words in the Wires, Why Henry Is SO Weird and Hidden in this Room, revisits his 2015 one-act play The Smallest Story Ever Told and imbues the world of its protagonists with a deeper focus, a greater mastery of its subject matter, and a whole lot more soul than the beloved (albeit truncated) original.

Doors: 7pm / 7:30pm start
​Tickets: £12 general admission / £10 concessions

Over 14s: 14-16s must be accompanied by an adult over 18

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