7th February, 2014 / 11.00am - 4.00pm
13th March, 2017
Set in the trendy bars, offices and galleries of contemporary London, in fast moving snapshots, Simon Bowen’s first full length play is a brilliant exploration of the nature of freedom.
Do the highflyers have it, once they’ve reached ‘post economic’ and the prospect of retiring in their thirties, or do the drop outs have the answer, travelling with no destination in mind, refusing to compete on the treadmill. Caught between dreams of escape or career success are the strugglers.
When the stress murderously explodes, the brittle facade cracks and two former childhood friends find a tenderness in the bleak landscape of a seaside hospital.
Free was first performed at the National Theatre Loft in 2002.
By special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd.
By Simon Bowen
Director Angie Langfield