debbie tucker green's

a profoundly affectionate, passionate devotion to someone (-noun)

debbie tucker green

Karen Tomlin

The Linbury Theatre

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Saturday 14 October, 7:45pm
Monday 16 October, 2:15pm
Tuesday 17 October, 7:45pm
Wednesday 18 October, 2:15pm
Thursday 19 October, 7:45pm

The running time is 1 hour 35 minutes. This production will not include an interval.

About the show

Three couples.

What might be.

What once was.

What could have been.

Karen Tomlin has made work within professional and community settings for over twenty years. Her work is equally positioned between classical texts and new writing performed in conventional and unconventional performance spaces. She has made work for companies such as Paines Plough, The Gate, Ovalhouse and Theatre Royal Stratford East.

debbie tucker green is a playwright, screenwriter and director.

Her plays include: a profoundly affectionate, passionate devotion to someone (-noun) (Royal Court Theatre, 2017); hang (Royal Court, 2015); nut (National Theatre, 2013); truth and reconciliation (Royal Court, 2011);random (Royal Court, 2008); generations (Young Vic, 2007); stoning mary (Royal Court, 2005); trade (RSC, 2005); born bad (Hampstead Theatre, 2003; Olivier Award for Most Promising Newcomer); and dirty butterfly (Soho Theatre, 2003).

She wrote and directed the feature film, Second Coming (BFI/Film 4, 2014; International Film Festival Rotterdam Big Screen Award) and adapted her play random into a TV film for Channel 4, which won the 2012 BAFTA for Best Single Drama and the Black International Film/MVSA Award for Best UK Film.

Her work for radio includes: lament (Radio Academy Arias Gold Award), gonerandomhandprint and freefall.

She was awarded the 2015 Windham Campbell Prize for Drama.

Contains strong language, mild violence, references to death, haze, and flashing lights. 

Creative Team

* LAMDA staff member or visiting artist

Karen Tomlin*

Alys Whitehead*

Lighting Designer
Callum Duncan

Sound Designer
Poppy Morley

Voice Director
Sofia Jones*

Intimacy Director
Micaela Miranda*

Costume Supervisor
Tabitha Stock*


Sam Bampoe-Parry

Young Woman 
Krysstina Frempong 

Kiara Kiandra 

Vigs Otite

Romario Splatt 

Production Team

Stage Manager
Anya Williams

Deputy Stage Manager
Maia Thompson

Production Manager
Jasmin Meara-Wall

Production Electrician
Ronan McKenna

Deputy Chief / Programmer
George Rogers

Production Sound Engineer
Isabel Buchanan

Production Carpenter
Chloe Alexander

Deputy Production Carpenters
Simon Fleming
Peter Johnston