Flinch

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Flinch is a darkly comic play about the struggle for intimacy by writer and performer Emma Hemingford.

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Presented by Liam McLaughlin Productions
By Emma Hemingford

Key Cast:

Emma Hewitt

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When Mark reacts unexpectedly in the face of a violent mugging, his girlfriend Jess is left with questions. Does she have the right to feel betrayed by Mark’s failure to defend her – even when the incident turns out to have been a harmless prank? As the young couple attempt to repair their differences, rom-com sparring exposes something more sinister: a thorny and unsettling discussion of gender politics that refuses to take sides.

Flinch is a darkly comic play about the struggle for intimacy by writer and performer Emma Hemingford.

Flinch
is generously supported by Arts Council England.

"A promising debut that gets under the skin of a troubled relationship"
The Guardian

"Appealingly playful"
The Stage

Emma's plays have been shortlisted for The Papatango Prize 2021 and for The Alpine Fellowship 2021. A reading of her play The Rehearsal was produced by The Almeida Theatre in 2020. She is represented by Knight Hall.

Liam McLaughlin Productions is led by award-winning Producer, Liam McLaughlin. He is the Creative Director of Just Add Milk (JAM), a Stage One bursary recipient, and he currently works for the Royal Shakespeare Company.

Age guidance: 14+


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dates

Wednesday 17 November 2021, 7.30pm

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