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A brave piece of theatre which should be seen and embraced.
The direction from Katie Coull and Ed Theakston has a lovely youthful and energetic physical aspect to it, which acts to keep the audience engaged and somehow positive, despite the content of the material. It strikes us as simplistic yet beautiful, propelling the story along and keeping us empathically linked with the heroine.
Though it is limited to a single line in the play, the optimism, or indeed, Bit of Sunshine shines all the brighter due to the stark backdrop of which is, sadly, the reality of countless women and men in society. The two young companies creating this piece – Bloody Deeds Productions and Kilter – achieve their stated objectives with this tragic yet enticing-one woman play. This is a brave piece of theatre which should be seen and embraced.