24 Jun — 16 Jul
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nigh on perfect

The Times on Contractions

By Mike Bartlett

Regional Première

‘Care? Yes. We have a duty of care to every employee…’

Emma, in sales, is doing well in her new job. But when she starts seeing a colleague, Darren, her manager asks her to a meeting.

She’s informed this new relationship means she’s in breach of contract…

Sheffield Theatres presents the regional première of Contractions, a dark and funny play about intrusion, management and ever-decreasing privacy, by Olivier Award-winning writer Mike Bartlett (Bull, Doctor Foster, King Charles III).

Age guidance 13+


Running time: About 55 minutes (no interval)
  • Rose Leslie
  • Sara Stewart
  • Lisa Blair Director
  • Fly Davis Designer
  • Joshua Pharo Lighting Designer
  • Giles Thomas Composer and Sound Designer

taut and beautifully balanced

Daily Telegraph


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Contractions Members Coffee Morning

‘Meet the Cast’ Coffee Mornings are exclusive to our members. In the past we have enjoyed coffee and cake with Michael Xavier, Gina Beck, Siân Phil...

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