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This is always the result
Gus Watcham / LLL Productions

Written and performed by Gus Watcham
Directed by Mark C. Hewitt
Video sequence by Abigail Norris

Bringing together new writing, performance and film,
This is always the result tells two contemporary stories of women encountering forces beyond their control ... tales of secrets, shame, love and anguish.

The Crush, Kathy - a woman of a certain age - faces up to the embarrassing secret obsession that has played havoc with her life.

"Sometimes I slow cook for days,
a woman walking secretly on fire …"

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Production photo by François Norris

This Is always the result, chaotic violence and human frailty crash in on Sarah's ordinary life in a seaside town. "A caption trails a warning…too late, it registers in a small specific region in her brain. ‘Don’t look!’"

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From the video sequence by Abigail Norris

‘… a unique piece of work, all the more powerful for Gus Watcham's utterly convincing delivery …' (Catherine Smith)

"Directed by Mark C Hewitt,
This is always the result is a disturbing exploration into the frailty of the human mind and all its imperfections. If you ever feel like your world is falling down around you, then at least meeting Kathy and Sarah might make you feel better about yourself."
★★★★ Read the full 4 Star review by By Christine Kempell in Broadway Baby »

Performances 2016
9 May - 11 May: Komedia Studio, Brighton Fringe Festival
9 June - 11 June: Bank Street Arts, Sheffield
1 July: Kino, St Leonard-on-Sea
19 July: Birmingham Fest (A. E. Harris Factory Building)
16 September: Salisbury Arts Centre
2 November: Marlborough Theatre, Brighton

Previews 2015
10 Sept: Bom-Bane's, 24 George Street, Brighton
15 Sept: All Saints Centre, Lewes
16 Sept: Ropetackle Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea

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Above: The Crush (photo by François Norris)
Below: This is always the result (still from the video by Abigail Norris)
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