The One

Bancroft Players

Wednesday 6th to Saturday 9th June 2018, in the Studio

by Vicky Jones

directed by Keith Swainston

Winner of the Verity Bargate Award, Vicky Jones’s play is a bleakly comic depiction of a couple trapped in a destructive cycle of love and lust, exploring taboos surrounding gender roles and sexual violence.

The action is set over the course of a single night in a lounge belonging to Jo and her older, long-term partner Harry, Jo’s former college teacher.

Throughout their ensuing, bickering conversations, it becomes clear that the two of them are locked in a relationship based on desire, dependency and dirty games.

Into this unstable mix walks Kerry, a colleague of Harry’s, who thinks she might have been raped by her partner. But perhaps there is more to Kerry’s visit than we are initially led to believe …

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