• Find Me

Find Me

Production Information

Wednesday 19 January 2011 to Saturday 22 January 2011 (4 performances)
at Hampton Hill Theatre, 90 High Street, Hampton Hill, United Kingdom

In a change from the comedies and musicals of the last year, up next for YAT is a dramatic and emotional piece of theatre. Find Me is based on the true story of a family struggling to cope with the mental disorder of their daughter and sister, Verity Taylor, whose behaviour they cannot understand or resolve. The play highlights the deficiencies of social services and hospitals at the time in dealing with Verities illness and who, for the "crime" of setting fire to a chair, ends up sentenced to an indefinite stay in Broadmoor.

The play involves a great deal of ensemble work and offers many challenging roles. Using a technique of multiple characterization, the part of Verity Taylor is played by five different actresses as the personality of the young girl is investigated in depth in an attempt to "find" her.

Find Me
by Olwen Wymark

Find Me is based on the true story of a family struggling to cope with the mental disorder of their daughter and sister, Verity Taylor, whose behaviour they cannot understand or resolve. The play highlights the deficiencies of social services and hospitals at the time in dealing with Verities illness and who, for the "crime" of setting fire to a chair, ends up sentenced to an indefinite stay in Broadmoor.

The play involves a great deal of ensemble work and offers many challenging roles. Using a technique of multiple characterization the part of Verity Taylor is played by five different actresses as the personality of the young girl is investigated in depth in an attempt to "find" her.

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Crew

Role Name
DIRECTORAsha Gill
Rick de Kerckhove
STAGE MANAGERBoysie Kevill
LIGHTINGMichael Bishop
Luke Williams
LIGHTING ASSISTANTJess Harrison
SOUNDJoseph Olney
WARDROBEEileen Baker

Cast

Role Name
Verity 1Holly Munson
Verity 2Magali Swift
Verity 3Anna Carlson
Verity 4Asha Gill
EdwardAnnie Brett (Adam)
NarratorJason Evans
ChildDavid G
Camilla Rea Hurst
Luke Williams
BruceBoysie Kevill
JeanBecky Lewis
InterviewerEmanuel Obiago
MarkJack Tidball
NurseDavid G
MotherCamilla Rea Hurst
Anna Carlson
Miss BlakeBecky Lewis
DottyHolly Munson
TeacherEmanuel Obiago
WaitressMagali Swift
TomJack Tidball
TedDavid G
Miss EverettCamilla Rea Hurst
Sister MosesAnna Carlson
DoraCamilla Rea Hurst
NeighbourJason Evans
Luke Williams
PatientDavid G
Jack Tidball
Luke Williams
ConsultantJason Evans
Emanuel Obiago
Jack Tidball
Luke Williams