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“One day, maybe even tomorrow, and maybe only once, I want to wake up and feel it. Feel like today is the day when I'm not going to feel so bloody awful and alone all the time…”

Jamie and Naomi collide on a weekend that will cause them to question everything they ever thought they knew about themselves.

Nick meets Karen and their lives will never be the same again. 

In a world where love can be swiped on a whim and the path of your whole life is determined by the delay of just one train, is there ever the right time to say what you really feel

Proforça Theatre Company presents this new piece of writing making its debut in Spring 2018 about a search for fulfilment, second-hand love and the hope of one day becoming something better than you are.

Because sometimes, to follow your heart you have to give it away to someone else.

Feel is written by James Lewis and directed by David Brady. We are delighted to be returning with our second piece of original work for this extended run following our 2017 productions of “The Importance of Being Earnest” and “Reading Gaol”

For more information and tickets, visit our website at www.proforca.co.uk and follow the links on our website. You can also follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @ProforcaTheatre

PLEASE NOTE: FEEL IS BEING PERFORMED ON SELECTED DATES AS PART OF THE "FEEL / FEEL+" PERFORMANCE CYCLE. FOR SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE DATES PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE. 

Running Time : 110 Minutes Approx (15 Minute Interval) 
Contains strong language and adult themes. 

PRAISE FOR "FEEL" 

★★★★★ -  "An Extraordinary evening's entertainment as it hops between being ingeniously witty and soul-wrenchingly moving" - The Spy In The Stalls

★★★★ - "Brilliant - every character so different from the other, and the deep message will make you ask yourself questions" - London Theatre Reviews

★★★★ - "Simply Staged and lovingly performed - a strong piece of writing succeeds in it's aim to present a uniquely London take on love" - London Pub Theatres

"..a big congratulations to everyone. You made this observational story something to really think about." - Sardines Magazine

performance history:

21 - 31 MARCH 2018: THE LION AND UNICORN THEATRE - KENTISH TOWN LONDON
25TH APRIL 2018: HERTFORD THEATRE - HERTFORD THEATRE WEEK
15TH / 16TH JUNE 2018: THE ALBANY THEATRE, COVENTRY
17TH / 18TH JUNE 2018: THE KING'S HEAD THEATRE, LONDON N1

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Production Photography (c) Brittain Photography / Proforca Theatre Company


CAST

"Feel" was originally workshopped in Dec 2016 and Jan 2017 and we are indebted to the following performers for bringing the characters to life during the writing process. 

JAMIE: Cyril Blake
NAOMI: Harriet Lambert
NICK: Paris Bailey
KAREN: Catrin Keeler

NAOMI: Isobel Eadie
JAMIE: Jonathon George (March / April 2018 Perfs)
JAMIE: Nick Cope (June 2018 Perfs)
NICK: James Vincent
KAREN: Gemma Wray

TRAIN ANNOUNCER: David Brady
 


production credits

THE PRODUCERS WISH TO THANK:  

Chris Mellor and the staff at the Lion and Unicorn Theatre, Androulla Erotokritou, Emma Dodwell-Groves, Fergus Church, Raoul Colvile, Simon Marshall, Stephanie Silver, Cat Jones, Harriet Lambert, Jess Barton, Marian Brady, Blink Theatre, Sharon Kirk, Ricky Zalman, Glass Half Full Theatre, Steph Uruquart and everyone else who has supported this production (without whom,..) Heather Jeffrey, HDOS, Steve Onyon, everyone at Hertford Theatre Week & Oscar French and all at the King's Head Theatre

Marketing Support

This production is dedicated to Vicki MacGregor, and to life beyond the dining room table x

WRITTEN BY: James Lewis
DIRECTED BY: David Brady
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR: Erin Read
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: David Brady & Erin Read

TECHNICAL MANAGER: Mitchell Reeve Lighting
PRODUCTION DESIGN: Proforca Theatre Company
PR / MARKETING: Lauren Gauge / Chris Hislop
MARKETING DESIGN:  Proforca Theatre Company
PRODUCTION PHOTOGRAPHY: Brittain Photography
VIDEOGRAPHY: Olivia Foan Videography


REHEARSAL FACILITIES: 
Arch 468, Theatre Delicatessen, Bush Studios, Calder Bookshop
ACCOUNTANCY SERVICES: Jodie McDermott, MCA Group Ltd. 

PRODUCTION MASCOT : Paul Albon