Night out. Pub. Friends " but one of them is a bit more than a mate, isnt he? Eve watches Gabe flirt constantly, including with their waitress. He will come to her once the games are over. Shes hooked and she knows it, but she doesnt like it. As Eve loses her favourite game, memories surface from a childhood long ignored. She confronts demons in her partner but finds them living in herself. Darlings uses tender puppetry, striking stage images and a brutally vulnerable script to explore a manipulative relationship and its connection to childhood experience.