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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for TRESTLE at Southwark Playhouse

Papatango presents the world premiere of Stewart Pringle's debut play Trestle. JMK Award-winner Cathal Cleary directs the two-hander starring Connie Walker as Denise and Gary Lilburn as Harry. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in rehearsal below!

Off West End Award-winner Frankie Bradshaw designs, with lighting from Johanna Town and sound by Richard Hammarton, the team behind Papatango's 2016 production Orca.

The winner of the ninth annual Papatango New Writing Prize, Trestle was chosen anonymously from over 1000 entries and opens at Southwark Playhouse on 3 November, with previews from 1 November. It runs until 25 November.

"We're not here forever. You've got to take a chance from time to time. Sometimes you've got to see something you like and grab hold. Don't let it go."

Harry feels like life is beginning to tick down, his autumn years spent quietly caring for the community he loves. Denise thinks life begins in retirement and she's dancing like she's still at high school. When their paths cross at the village hall, their understanding of the time they have left changes irrevocably. What do community, growing old, and falling in love really mean? And who gets to decide anyway?

In its world premiere, Trestle tenderly but truthfully explores love and aging, asking how we choose to live in the face of soaring life expectancies.

For more information visit www.southwarkplayhouse.co.uk.

Photo Credit: George Turvey

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Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for TRESTLE at Southwark Playhouse
Connie Walker (Denise)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for TRESTLE at Southwark Playhouse
Connie Walker (Denise), Gary Lilburn (Harry) and director Cathal Cleary

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for TRESTLE at Southwark Playhouse
Director Cathal Cleary

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for TRESTLE at Southwark Playhouse
Connie Walker (Denise) and Gary Lilburn (Harry)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for TRESTLE at Southwark Playhouse
Connie Walker (Denise) and Gary Lilburn (Harry)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal for TRESTLE at Southwark Playhouse
Gary Lilburn (Harry)


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