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10 Sep 2014

On 18 and 19 September, 7pm at the Martin Harris Centre for Music and Drama

Away from Home

Kyle is comfortable with his life as a male escort until the day he is hired by a premiership footballer, and finds himself falling in love.

But can Kyle maintain a relationship with a closeted footballer in a country where not one pro player is out? 

Hailed by The Independent as ‘a singularly brave and extraordinary piece of theatre’, Away From Home has been playing to sell-out audiences since it opened the 24:7 Festival in 2013, and where it scooped two awards: the Equity Vicky Allan Memorial Award for Best Show of the Festival and Best Actor for Rob Ward’s tour-de-force portrayal of male escort, Kyle.

Away From Home has also since garnered other prestigious industry awards including the Manchester Theatre Awards for Best Fringe Performance and Best New Play, and Rob Ward has received an Off West End Award nomination for Best Actor.

An edgy, moving and subversive one man show laced with sharp humour, Away From Home goes in for a hard tackle on football’s last taboo.

We are delighted to welcome back Rob Ward, who graduated from The University of Manchester’s Drama department in 2008.

Please note:

Contains sexually explicit content, coarse language and partial nudity

Only recommended for ages 15+

Tickets are priced at £5.50 and are available from:
  • The Martin Harris Box Office 0161 275 8951 (2-4pm weekdays) 
  • Quaytickets

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