Patricia Gets Ready (for a date with the man that used to hit her)
Martha Watson Allpress
11th Aug 2021 - 13th Aug 2021
Main House Cabaret - Pleasance London
This show contains distressing themes around domestic violence and abuse. This show additionally contains strong language, descriptions of a sexual nature, descriptions of violence and mention of abortion.
Patricia has spent a year crafting a kick ass speech for her ex while recovering from his abuse. But when she unexpectedly bumps into him on the street, she somehow agrees to dinner with him that night leaving her with some big decisions to make; what to wear? What to say? And whether or not to go?
Get ready with Patricia for a hilariously honest but delicate hour as she revisits her past, how it has affected her present, and looks honestly at her future.
The inaugural recipient of the Charlie Hartill Development Fund for Artists of Colour
★★★★★ "Patricia is played flawlessly by Angelina Chudi...The script is fantastic, it’s witty, it’s aware, it’s deep, and it deals with a hard subject matter in a real and often humorous way without trivialising it" (London Pub Theatre - 2019)
★ ★ ★ ★ ★ “A Poetic and piercing insight into the mind of an abused woman” (Broadway World - 2020)
★ ★ ★ ★ “A refreshingly honest,witty and affecting ‘Get Ready With Me’ like no other" (Ask the Ushers - 2020)
Written by Martha Watson Allpress
Directed by Kaleya Baxe
Performed by Angelina Chudi
Production / Technical by Steven Frost
Produced by Nur Khairiyah
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