Between the Lines
(Contractions / Hello Darkness, My Old Friend)

by

Sue Wilding / Mike Barlett

SYNOPSIS

Contractions:
​Emma’s been seeing Darren. She thinks she’s in love. Her boss thinks she’s in breach of her contract. The situation needs to be resolved. An ink-black comedy set in an office about the boundaries between work and play.

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend:
A bench in a park somewhere in England. Phil is trying to accept the past, present and possible future, as we follow him working his way through loss, loneliness and forgotten happiness. With the help of his ex-wife Sarah and his son Joe he learns how to deal with what is pressing down on him and finds a way of completely letting go, finally making peace with the past.

DIRECTOR

Alice Knapton / Anita Gander

CAST

Contractions:

Manager

Marianne Alewine

Emma

Isable Ringgenberg

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend:

Phil

David Bond

Joe

Oliver Pont

Sarah

Anne Jiricny

PRODUCTION PHOTOS

BEHIND THE SCENES

Production Coordinator

Tim Purdue

Stage Manager

Jim Carson

Backstage

Helena Sievi, Barbara von Holzen

Lights and Sound

Arseniy Klimovskiy, Martin Chwierut

Props

Amy Leigh

Make up

Bettina Psora, Maureen Grimm

Front of House

Valery Niggli, Members of the Club

Photographs

Tom Hofmänner

Rehearsal Prompt

Irene Lautenbach

Mentor to Directors

Ray Baer

Programme

Paul Bilton

Ticketing

Ciaran Corsar 

Sound of Silence

arranged and recorded by Oliver Pont and Matthew Westrope

Special thanks to

Sarah Osborne, Claudia Wicki

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Photographs and videos supplied by
Firman Burke, Paul Bilton, Michael Bushkov, Olga Bushkova, Martin Chweirut, Nik Clayton, Daniele Dagani, Tom Hofmänner, Jamie Langridge, Irene Lautenbach, Tiina Palojärvi, Tim Purdue, Kelli Shoemaker​, Hummingbird Photography, Polar Studios