Ex-Northumberland pupil brings new show to Newcastle Fringe

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A former pupil of Queen Elizabeth High School in Hexham has written her debut play, and after a successful run of three shows in London and Reading, is bringing it to the 2024 Newcastle Fringe Festival.

Sarah Vickers, former pupil of QEHS, has written her debut play, produced alongside the team at Messy Kind - run by Tor Lighten and Hugo Papiernik, they have had three sold out shows in London and Reading. Their four star reviewed play has been well received by audiences and reviewers and they are now excited to bring it home to Sarah's home turf.

The play follows the reconcilliation of two childhood sweethearts after having been separated for a decade. In the aftermath of her father's death, Sonia disappeared to London, leaving Ash to deal with the fallout.

Ten years later, on the day of Ash's mother's funeral, Sonia returns out of the blue with hopes to rekindle her relationship with Ash. Little did she know, Ash is engaged to Tom. Throughout the play we see the complications of this old relationship and just how much these women still care for each other - mixed in of course with twists and plenty of character flaws.

The play is on at the Newcastle Fringe Festival in the Alphabetti Theatre on the 18th, 19th, and 20th July at 1pm.

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