CONSTELLATIONS

A play about science, possibility and honey.

 

“But if everything I’m already gonna do already exists, then what’s the point?”

In a chance encounter at a BBQ, Marianne and Roland meet.

At the same BBQ, they don’t.

 

“The play was an emotional rollercoaster, I found myself laughing one moment, and brought to tears the next. In fact, on all levels, I was impressed by Squabbling House’s premier production. Ambitious, energetic and gloriously entertaining, Constellations is a promising start for this young company. I very much look forward to seeing it again when they tour, later on this year. Five stars!”

The Yorker

 

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‘The simple question you need to ask yourself is whether it is worth your time and money, and this 100% is – you must watch it. A fantastic idea anchored by two heartbreaking, funny and layered performances. Theatre at its very best… honest and human’

Edward Ray, Stage

 

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“Constellations is a stunningly directed and performed production, which has the audience moved in seconds from laughter to being on the verge of tears. It is an intensely human play, with scenes exploring both the deep complexities and awkward and amusing moments of life and love…. a charming and promising debut play from Squabbling House Theatre Company.”

Unknown Magazine

 

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The stars of the show

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John Chisham: Roland

 

 

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Hattie Patten Chatfield: Marianne

 


The brains behind the operation

 

Hannah Eggleton: Producer

Hannah has taken on a variety of roles in the theatre both at university and in London. Her theatre credits include: Homegrown (National Youth Theatre), Hyde Park by James Shirley (University of York) and Amphitryon by John Dryden (University of York).

Thomas Leadbeater: Director

Throughout his degree, Tom has held roles both on and offstage, including that of writer and director. His theatre credits include: The Liar by Pierre Corneille (University of York), Amphitryon by John Dryden (University of York) and The Wonderful World of Dissocia by Anthony Neilson (University of York).

Amy Noriko Ward: Assistant Director and Sound Designer

During her time at university, Amy developed a keen eye for both scriptwriting and directing. Her theatre credits include: Turcaret by Alain-René Lesage (University of York), Nine Million and Counting: A Collection of Documentary Plays (University of York) and Mother Rachel (Collaboration with Lisa Peschel, University of York).

Robbie Nestor: Dramaturg

Robbie developed an interest in dramaturgy and scriptwriting during his time at university. His theatre credits include Bomb Happy by Helena Fox (Everwitch Theatre), Pomona by Alistair McDowall (University of York) and The Revenger’s Tragedy by Thomas Middleton (Well Fangled Theatre).

Miranda Lowe: Assistant Producer and Stage Manager

Miranda has worked on a host of productions in a variety of roles over the past few years. Her theatre credits include: Murder, Margaret and Me by Phillip Meeks (Shadow DSM; York Theatre Royal), All New People by Zach Braff (University of York) and Pomona by Alistair McDowall (University of York).

Megan Bailey: Set, Lighting and Costume Designer

While at university, Megan developed a passion for set design. Her theatre credits include Pomona by Alistair McDowall (University of York), Turcaret by Alain-René Lesage (University of York) and Alice in Wonderland by Theresa Heskins (Assistant Model Making; Northern Stage).

 


A word from our Directors

 

 


A chat with the Cast

 

 


 Rehearsal Shots