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Don't Stand so Close to Me
Drama + New Writing + Sight Unseen

Don't Stand so Close to Me

A new show exploring what happens when we face our fantasies

This show is part of Sight Unseen, a season curated by Isabel Adomakoh Young for The Takeover.

Explore the full season & find out more here!



"It feels weird saying this out loud but - I find it hard to believe someone could be interested in me. I'm not into stuff that most people are into. Romantically."


Jamie has never been in a relationship before, but she knows all about desire and fantasy. Spending her nights working in a club cloakroom and her days taking care of her niece, she sets out to meet the one. But when a girl starts turning up to her house in the middle of the night, the memories she's pushed to the back of her mind get harder to ignore. 

Don't Stand So Close To Me is a new play about two strangers whose lives become intimately connected in ways they cannot see, exploring sex, power and the internet, by Royal Court Writer's Group alumni Aisling Towl. 



Jamie | Shadee Yaghoubi
Eva | Rosie Dwyer

Writer & Director | Aisling Towl

Ticket Price

£10 - £15


9 & 10 Apr


King's Head Theatre



Duration | 60 mins approx
Age Guidance | 15+
Content Warnings | Sexual assault.

This is a rehearsed reading. 


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