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by Brendan Murray A Myrtle Theatre Company and Salisbury Playhouse Production
24 February - 12 March 2016 Salisbury Playhouse The Salberg
“NATHAN BESSELL IS AGAIN MESMERIC”
Southern Daily Echo
“I DON’T THINK THERE WAS A DRY EYE IN THE HOUSE… A MUST-SEE”
Gazette and Herald
“DELIGHTFUL, TOUCHING, FUNNY AND BEAUTIFUL”
The Fine Times Recorder
“This is who I am – my name is Matty Butler. I'm not a child, I'm twenty nine years old. I like foxes, badgers, dancing, eating dinner, going bowling, EastEnders, dancing and foxes. I'd like a friend. Maybe Angel from Buffy. And we'd go on holiday and live together and have dinner and go dancing. I'm not a child you see. I'm twenty nine years old. My name is Matty Butler. This is who I am. And I like foxes.”
The long awaited sequel to the internationally acclaimed Up Down Boy - once again starring the gifted and charismatic performer Nathan Bessell as Matty Butler – Up Down Man asks the question that faces every parent of an adult with a learning disability…. What will happen if I'm not here?
Written by award winning Brendan Murray, with live music, original choreography and mum in the cupboard, Up Down Man is funny, provocative, moving and a show that could change the way you see the world.
Thursday 17 – Saturday 19 May at 7.45pm
Also Saturday at 2.45pm
The English and Indian skeleton crew of a crumbling advertising agency prepare their final pitch: for a global car campaign to end all car campaigns.
A show for babies 6 - 18 months, accompanied by an adult
Blink. Blink again. What do you see?
Day by day your world is filling up with colour, little one.
Reds and blues, yellows and greens. Twinkling lights that glisten and gleam.
Tuesday 29 May at 11am & 2pm
A very tidy dance-theatre performance that gets messed up. The world can be a messy place – but as we organise our way through it we can discover things anew. Why do some of us gravitate towards mess, can anythin