This is Living
Alice and Michael met six years ago. Three years later their daughter Lily was born. Now, in a Yorkshire meadow, just past midnight, they're having an argument. Because Alice is cold, she's tired, and Michael won't stop telling her that she died twelve hours ago.
A poignant exploration of what it means to say goodbye, Liam Borrett's play This is Living was first performed in a critically acclaimed and award-winning production at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2014. It had its London premiere at Trafalgar Studios, London, in 2016.
'You weren't moving. Your hair was soaked. We saw you.'
'A modern urban ghost story about grief and loss… a gently affecting piece, full of compassion'The Times
'Borrett's play balances on a tightrope between comedy and heartbreak… speckled with genuinely romantic and heart-wrenching moments'A Younger Theatre
'A remarkable debut from an impressive new voice'A Younger Theatre
'Poignant, truthful… finds humour in unexpected places'The Reviews Hub
'Delves deeply into its emotive and sadly universal subject… contains some beautifully observed humour'The Stage