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Utter, in association with The Byre Theatre

Stand By

Thu 21 Sep 2017

Recommended for age 16+ | 75mins

Written by a former Police Officer, Stand By shows the modern-day Police Service laid bare.

Tickets: £12.50 / £10.50 Conc / £5.50 Students

Four Police Officers sit in a riot van. Called out to a domestic dispute, which may turn violent. They are on stand by; waiting to enter a flat where a man is wielding a samurai sword... 

We wait with them, experiencing the relationships forged through the stress of the job and the turmoil of being caught between following orders and protecting themselves.

To help put you right at the centre of the action you'll wear a comfortable, light-weight Police-style single earpiece during this performance (this can be used with hearing aids). It connects to a small receiver and delivers part of the dialogue for the show, truly immersing you in the experience. 


*Recommended for age 16+ and contains extremely strong language.

REVIEWS
'Genuine, funny and tragic... A unique and enthralling performance.' - EDINBURGH FESTIVALS MAGAZINE
'Compelling, authentic police drama' - THE STAGE
'Stand By has an authenticity that seriously packs a punch when it comes to demonstrating the cause and effects of an officer's actions.' - THE LIST
A powerful, insightful drama with much to say and a bold, blackly comic way of saying it.' - BROADWAY WAY
'Former cop Adam McNamara’s script is fantastic...Hilarious… superbly engaging and entertaining from start to finish.' - THE 730 REVIEW
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