Red Dog is a small company with a big reputation producing exhilarating theatre that explores the human condition in all its complexities
"I thought it was an excellent play beautifully presented. Great theatre. I've had similar responses from other members of the audience" Jeremy Spafford, Director, Old Fire Station Oxford (The Country 2013)
"Brilliant, inventive, uninhibited, entertaining!" Remotegoat (Dombey and Son 2012)
“It’s rich and dense, but never less than compelling in a revival that boasts some fine performances 4 **** " The Guardian (One Flea Spare 2010)
After a chance encounter on a train bound for New York, May and Raleigh find their lives changed forever in this touching, witty and poignant portrait of two young people looking for happiness during the early days of WWII
Hutton’s play was a hit at the Edinburgh Fringe in 1999 and since then has been revived all over the world to critical acclaim.
“Hutton’s dialogue has the lightness of touch of Tennessee Williams.” Time Out
… It is beautifully written… Every line is a heartbeat.” Financial Times (18 August 1999)
“You want to grab certain fringe directors from off the street and send them to see it, saying ‘That’s dialogue, that’s character, pay attention’.” The Guardian (11 August 1999)
TOURING SEPTEMBER to NOVEMBER 2014
Red Dog in association with are pleased to be producing this quietly magical story which was a huge hit at the Edinburgh Festival in 1999 and was revived to critical acclaim at The Orange Tree in Richmond in 2008. We will be touring to small and mid scale venues with a set particularly designed to allow performing in-the-round.
Live theatre offers an extraordinary opportunity to share an immediate, unrepeatable experience which creates a unique dynamic between the audience and the actors. Text and language play a major part in our productions. We’ve staged existing plays and written new adaptations of classics and short stories. We have a distinct style which embraces the stripped back and inventive approach of our brilliant directors and designers allowing audiences to dive into another world that resonates powerfully with our own lives today.