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Spoons
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Spoons

How can spoons save your relationship?

How can spoons save your relationship? Find out in this sharp, funny and touching play about a couples counsellor's revenge. 'More people are talking more about themselves than at any time in history,' says Brenda. And she should know – she's spent 35 years with couples bickering and raging in front of her. Now it's time for Brenda to turn the tables on them.

Spoons is written by Jon Canter, who's worked with everyone from Dawn French and Richard Wilson to Fry and Laurie and Lenny Henry, and directed by Paul Schlesinger, producer of Twenty Twelve and W1A.

CAST & CREATIVES

Brenda Jacqueline King 
Nita Valerie Gogan
Charlie Russell Bentley 
Apples Letty Butler

Written by Jon Canter 
Directed by Paul Schlesinger 
Produced by Iona Bremner 
Stage Manager Emma Drostby 

Ticket Price

£10

WHEN

1st August

WHERE

King's Head Theatre

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REVIEWS

‘Funny, twisted, touching, funny, bitter and funny’ – Hugh Laurie (on previous work by Jon Canter) 

‘Canter writes with originality and depth’ – Radio Times (on previous work by Jon Canter) 

‘A sharp writer with a wickedly dry wit’ – Metro (on previous work by Jon Canter) 

James Kidd in The Independent called Canter ‘arguably the finest comic novelist working in Britain today’.

YOUR VISIT

Content Warnings: reference to weapons and light threat to bodily harm.

This production is part of our Edinburgh Fringe Previews season.
This production lasts 75 minutes with no interval.


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