Operating Theatre produces thought-provoking drama on health and social issues using professional writers, directors and actors:

Operating Theatre present…
For the Best
Arts Centre Washington, Biddick Lane, Fatfield, Washington NE38 8AB
12 February 2015 7.30pm
Tickets £7.50 / £5.00 (conc)

Louise has a friend. Her name is Brenda, she’s come to care about Brenda a lot.

Only now Brenda is dead and Louise is heart-broken. But what makes her really angry is that nobody seems to understand why she’s so upset. Instead, everyone thinks she should stop making a fuss and pull herself together. Because who’s Brenda after all? Just someone she looked after. And anyway, really, perhaps given what Brenda was, maybe it’s all for the best.

Operating Theatre’s thought-provoking drama For the Best explores the question of why it is that the Brendas of this world die twenty years before the rest of us, in a country that prides itself on equal health care for all. The performance includes an opportunity for the audience to take part in this crucial debate.

Suitable for ages 14+

Booking

Online: https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/artscentrewashington
Box Office Opening Times: Monday (9am – 5pm), Tuesday – Saturday (9am – 8pm)
Telephone Bookings: 0191 219 3455
Postal/In Person Bookings: Arts Centre Washington, Biddick Lane, Fatfield, Washington NE38 8AB.


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