The Ladder
  • Edinburgh Fringe

Starring husband and wife, Rob Rouse (Upstart Crow - BBC2, 8 Out Of 10 Cats - Channel 4) and Helen Rutter (Coronation Street - ITV, Playing with Fire - National Theatre) and based on a true story. Clare's day goes from bad to worse when she gets stuck up a ladder. Delirious with pain, events reach a flashpoint and the couple are forced to rethink their relationship, in this moving and funny new play about marriage, pain and grief. 'Awed, hushed silences followed by a killer punchline' (Guardian). 'Lovely, natural and believable writing.' (Scotsman).