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Touched

I

saw this place at the foot of my grave

I gave myself in awe to childish hope and promise. The tomb it was dug by those whom you know and love and trust. There’s just enough room to put you in. And you fear that you lust, and you know what you love must be clean. and you fear what you’ve seen, what you’ve touched, what you’ve been. And I’m touched. I’m not naming anyone at all. I’m soon to return there’s soon to be fire in my veins again. I’m almost home. I’m almost ready. Anno Birkin, 1999


Enda Walsh was the winner of the 1997 Stewart Parker Award for his play Disco Pigs, also receiving the George Divine Award for both Sucking Dublin and bedbound.

Enda Walsh

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bedbound In bedbound, a father and daughter share a small bed. He talks frantically about his extraordinary past in furniture sales; she talks no less compulsively about anything at all, to fill the terrifying silence in her head.


Performed by Gloria Sanders and Theo Leonard Directed by Mel Spencer Designed by Lucy Bullen Special thanks to Vicki Wallen, Emily Aylward, Simon Davies, Carlton Martin, Jon Hyde and Richard Mills. Cover photograph by Emaa Streeter.


The UEA DramaSoc is one of the largest and most active societies at UEA, encouraging a love of theatre and performance both on and off stage! We are drama enthusiasts from all aspects of the theatre, dedicated to learning more about production and performance: we take trips to a variety of local and international shows,

host

workshops

with

perfessional

practitioners and showcase new student works in our annual short play festival. These activities,

combined

with

the

talent

and

enthusiasm of our members, enable us to stage some of the best student theatre in the country.

Upcoming Productions An Evening of Adult Entertainment With Shel Silverstein (WEEK SIX) Alice in Wonderland (WEEK NINE) Into The Woods (To Be Confirmed)


UEA Drama Society Union House UEA 7TJ

ueadramasoc@gmail.com


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