Wed, 16 Mar | Saint Helier

Airswimming by Charlotte Jones

“We do this polishing duty for one hour each day.The rest of the time we shuffle and look crazed. They prefer it that way.”
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Airswimming by Charlotte Jones

Time & Location

16 Mar 2022, 19:00 – 19 Mar 2022, 23:00
Saint Helier, Phillips St, St Helier, Jersey JE2 4SW, Jersey

About the Event

1924: Persephone Baker is planning her coming-out ball at the Dorchester when she finds herself abandoned at St Dymphna’s Hospital for the Criminally Insane with only ‘unhinged, cigar-smoking, monomaniac transsexual’ Dora Kitson to keep her company. Forgotten for 50 years, Persephone and Dora escape to a surreal fantasy life enlivened by Doris Day, 2000 Bolshevik women, a Moulinex hand whisk and … Airswimming.

By turns funny and desperately sad, Airswimming is a story about friendship and the power of the imagination.

poignant, intelligent and at times wickedly funny." - The New York Times

"Airswimming is a quirky, moving, funny & provocative play" – The Irish Echo

"The Structure and writing, clear and unsentimental, both trip the light fantastic - effortlessly gliding from the desperately funny to the desperately sad" - The Guardian

Ticket prices: 

Adult - £15.00

Student/Senior Citizen - £10.00

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