Spotlights presents The Cracks in My Skin

'Do you though? Find it hard? Getting close? I want to get close but I can't stop blowing things apart. Vexing people like a bomb.' Spotlights Drama Society presents it's Spring MR5C production of Phil Porter's award-winning 'The Cracks In My Skin'. The story of Janie, a strange, uncouth, wonderful creation, a girl who just wants to get close, get swallowed up, get her head completely stuck inside someone else's, as she stumbles across three forgotten people in need of a miracle. On one hot evening in the middle of summer 1987, with the help of a bottle of gin, a paddling pool and the music of Dexy's Midnight Runners, this mismatched group find in themselves the unlikeliest of families. ‘The Cracks in my Skin’ is open-hearted, funny, surprising and brutal, a new kind of love story, a new kind of family. With a distinctly nostalgic 80s flavour and killer soundtrack, with costume courtesy of 71 Queens vintage clothing store, 'The Cracks In My Skin' presents a world where rules feel different, surprising and disarming, a play for anyone.

Lady Windsor Studio Theatre (Closed in 2013)

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Audience Warnings:

  • Contains strong language and sex references.

Credits

Directed by Miriam Battye, Assistant Directed by Theo Scholefield
Produced by Becci Griggs, Assistant Produced by Nat Mayne and Maddy Shenai
Written By Phil Porter