The Magic of Theatre…
Roy Chatfield, Playwright

Going Back


2M 3M (1 Black)

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Split between a suburban living room and rebel camp in the Central African rainforest


Jules, back home after years as a hostage of separatist guerrillas, is desperate to pick up life where he left it and suppress memories of Kesia, the woman who befriended him. His attempts to play his old role fail to recognise that Penny is no longer the fluffy wife nor Tammy the adoring daughter, and precipitates a showdown that forces them all to choose between reality, hope and illusion.

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Staging Requirements

Seats for lounge area. No particular requirements for forest camp.

Technical Requirements

Basic light and sound.

Running Time

Approx 120 mins


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