Eventide
Drama

Arcola

Eventide

23 Sep 2015 - 17 Oct 2015

£15.00 - £17.00

Pro reviewers rating
8 reviews

3.9 out of 5.0
Peer reviewers rating
0 reviews

0.0 out of 5.0

  • Synopsis
  • Cast and creatives
  • Venue details
Try and do something with your life. Be deliberate, you know?

A love song, an elegy, a celebration - Eventide tells the story of three people whose worlds are disappearing.

John is a landlord forced to sell up; Liz is a church organist who can't get a gig; Mark takes what work he can just to pay the rent.

Their tales unfold round the back of a pub hidden deep in the heart of the Hampshire countryside. But is that heart still beating?

To follow the work of anyone in this show, click a name and select Follow. Any new work will show up in your personalised Feed and Notifications.

Arcola [Fringe,Off West End]

“Immense.. By pretending to no grandiosity Norris reaches out further and deeper into tradition, belief, identity, love... Superb”

Libby Purves (TheatreCat, Times)

“Barney Norris's new play is a gentle and moving piece of writing, a study of life's losses, a hymn. ”

Natasha Tripney (The Stage, Time Out)

“A gentle wistfulness, coupled with a surprising tenacity, suffuses Alice Hamilton’s confident production. Hugely recommended. ”

Fiona Mountford (Evening Standard)

“Brilliantly perceptive... Hyperrealistic performances... Democratic, convivial and scented with stale disappointment. ”

Alice Saville (Time Out, Independent)

“Beautifully poetic... Delicately nuanced performances in a play that captures all the still, sad music of humanity. ”

Michael Billington (The Guardian)

“Barney Norris’s wise and witty second full-length play – a kind of budget, beer-garden cousin to Jez Butterworth’s Jerusalem. ”

Dominic Maxwell (The Times)

“Characters...painted with intimacy and tenderness... This microcosm of human struggles is not an entirely satisfying drama. ”

What's on Stage (Other reviewers)

“A gentle, melancholy rumination... Hamilton’s touring production is pitch perfect, with delicately inflected performances. ”

Sam Marlowe (The Times, Time Out, Arts Desk)

Reviews (0)    

Your rating

You might also like

Just To Get Married
Drama
Closing soon
3.7

Just To Get Married

25 Jul 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
0
Hamlet
Drama
4.1

Hamlet

09 Jun 2017 - 20 Sep 2017
0
Tales from the Arabian Nights
Drama
Closing soon
2.0

Tales from the Arabian Nights

01 Aug 2017 - 19 Aug 2017
0
The Kite Runner
Drama
Closing soon
3.3

The Kite Runner

08 Jun 2017 - 26 Aug 2017
0
Around the World in 80 Days
Drama
3.7

Around the World in 80 Days

02 Aug 2017 - 02 Sep 2017
0
Road
Drama
3.6

Road

21 Jul 2017 - 09 Sep 2017
0