Produced By: Play Nicely Theatre


Professional Theatre
18 Oct 2023
18 Oct, 19:30

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Running time: 60mins
Age Suitability: 14 + 
Warnings: explicit language, sexual references, loud noises, 
Content warning: Alzheimer's

“When I said ‘for better or worse’, I thought I meant it. I just didn’t know how bad ‘worse’ could be”. 
Maggie is an impulsive free spirit and would like to stay that way, so when she meets Jac, she struggles to fulfil Jac’s need for a stable relationship. But after she loses her job, Maggie and Jac must face the fact that an early onset Dementia diagnoses is going to change the shape of both of their lives forever. 
But Maggie has never needed anybody before and the relationship starts to fracture as both try to hold on. Maggie and Jac are an ordinary couple. Maggie and Jac were an ordinary couple. But Maggie is forgetting things and she can't help wondering if that is ordinary after all. 
Splinter is about love and memory and what happens when you start to lose both. 
Written by Martha Loader (Bruntwood Judge’s Prize winner for Bindweed)
Directed by Amy Wyllie (The Velveteen Rabbit, The Secret Garden) 
Produced by Karen Goddard (Satellites, Our White Skoda Octavia) 
Produced by Play Nicely Theatre (The Mechanicals Present..)