Only Our Own

Venue: 
Arts Theatre
Location: 
West End

Follows three generations of a dispossessed Anglo-Irish family: their struggle to survive - socially, culturally andd psychologically - into our days, while an emerging new class takes over as custodians of their heritage. Reflecting an imposed social system that turned everyone into a victim, the play also explores the dilemma of living with or without a traumatic past, and, ultimately, the need to develop and adjust to a world changing around you.

By: 
Ann Henning Jocelyn
Only Our Own Schedule
Opening date: 
Wednesday, 8 January, 2014
Booking to: 
Saturday, 1 February, 2014
Address:
6-7 Great Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JB
Nearest tube:
Leicester Square

Our Review

Here’s a cross-cultural creation: Ann Henning Jocelyn is a Swede, bilingual, a drama school graduate in Studio 68 who worked with Charles Marowitz and does extensive translation work. Marrying an Irish peer she moved to the West of Ireland: her home Doonregan inspired her to write a play about Ted Hughes’ flight there with his mistress Assia Wevill, and that ran recently at the Jermyn St... Read more

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