albatross.

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by isley lynn
directed by jessica edwards

“It’s not just the choice
It’s never just the choice
Choice is a fairytale.”

Tattoos are forever. Almost. And at Noodle Soup Tattoo there are strict rules: No names unless they’re dead. Nothing on the face. Nothing you might get sued for later.

When Jodie, a rough sleeper, asks for a free tattoo from apprentice Kit, her request is well within the guidelines. But Kit is still unsure, because they know only too well that getting inked isn’t the only decision that stays with you for the rest of your life.

Albatross is a small but sweeping story about the past refusing to stay in the past. 

Captioned Performances for Audio Impaired Audience Members: Saturday 30th October 2:30pm and 7:30pm

The performance on Thursday 28th October at 7:30pm will be livestreamed. Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.

We do not accept Amex.
Isley Lynn is a playwright. Her previous credits include The War of the Worlds (New Diorama Theatre), Skin A Cat (Vault Festival/The Bunker/UK tour), Tether (Edinburgh Festival Fringe), Sleight of Hand (Theatre503/Arcola Theatre/Gate Theatre), What's So Special (Royal Court Theatre), Lean (Tristan Bates Theatre), Bright Nights (The Space) and Sie Und Wir (Werk X).

Jessica Edwards is a theatre director who often explores the queer and female experience, and creates theatre that is iconoclastic, pop-tastic, subversive, and outrageous. Recent credits include Funeral Flowers (Roundhouse), Fitter (Soho Theatre) and Passengers (Adelaide Fringe, winner of the Summerhall Lustrum Award 2019). She has directed work at HighTide, Southwark Playhouse, the Almeida Theatre, the Duke of York's Theatre, Trafalgar Studios, Theatre503 and the Arcola Theatre.

represent. is a repertory company dedicated to redressing the socioeconomic imbalance in the arts. For more information on the company, please visit www.representtheatre.com.

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Running time:  approx 90 mins.

No Interval
Recommended for ages 12+ (under 15s must be accompanied by an adult, contains some strong language and sexual references).
20th October - 6th November 2021

Captioned Performances Saturday 30th October 2:30pm & 7:30 pm
Tickets (All unreserved)


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Latimer Rd London W10 6RQ

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