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The Catch

HULL TRUCK THEATRE, Hull Truck Theatre, 50 Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8LB

26 - 30 Oct 2021

£15

Family Friendly

Other Lives Productions present their latest touring show, The Catch. Performing at the East Riding Theatre from 26 – 30 Oct 2021.

Written by Nick Darke, The Catch concerns the fishing community. In Padstow, Cornwall, two fishermen suffering the effects of the EU quota system, are wondering how to supplement their income and naively decide to use their lobster pots to go in for a little extra-curricular drug smuggling.

The dodgy local character with whom they are dealing is playing a double game with them, and also with the daughter of one of the fishermen.

Although the play is a comedy, topically post-Brexit, it raises interesting issues about the concerns and challenges faced by fishermen who feel that they have again been let down despite all the pre-Brexit talk of protecting them. This play also raises issues about sustainability in the environment.

Nick, a Cornishman himself, has written plays for the RSC, National Theatre, Royal Court, Kneehigh and other companies. Feedback after the Other Lives Production of Landmarks in Autumn 2019 registered a chorus of “more Nick Darke, please!”

Venue Details

HULL TRUCK THEATRE,
Hull Truck Theatre,
50 Ferensway,
Hull,
HU2 8LB

01482 323638

boxoffice@hulltruck.co.uk

http://www.hulltruck.co.uk

A pioneering theatre with a unique Northern Voice, locally rooted, global in outlook, inspiring artists, audiences and communities to reach their greatest potential. We produce and present inspiring theatre that reflects the diversity of a modern Britain. We provide the resources, space and support to grow people and ideas, are an ambassador for our city, a flagship for our region and a welcoming home for our communities. Through our work with schools and local communities we engage with thousands of young people, disabled groups and adults, offering opportunities to participate in the arts, whether as the first step into a career, a way to build confidence and meet new people, or as part of a rounded education. During our Year of Exceptional Drama as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017 we welcomed a record number of 108,000 audience members at our home in Hull and on tour around the UK. We were thrilled to work with a wide range of internationally renowned artists and companies to stage 13 home-produced plays, including 7 new commissions. We have announced our ambitious equality and diversity plans as part of our commitment to opening up access to all aspects of the theatre. The animation below details how and why we will be ensuring our doors are well and truly flung open to all. It was developed by the theatre’s Inclusion Action Group.

Facilities

Accessible Toilets

Baby Changing

Blue-Badge Parking

Hearing Loop

Level Access

Wheelchair Access

Opening Times

Monday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Tuesday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Wednesday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Thursday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Friday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Saturday
10am - 5.30pm (or 30 mins prior to show time)
Sunday
Closed (or from 1 hour prior to show time)