Wet House

Live Theatre
27 Broad Chare, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 3DQ
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How do you keep your head when everyone else is off theirs? "So what brings you to the care industry? And please don't say you want to make a difference." When Andy, an idealistic young graduate, gets a job in a Wet House, a homeless hostel where residents can drink alcohol, he is plunged into a twilight world where the rules about what is right and what is normal have become a little blurred. And that's just among the other staff. A comedy tinged with sadness and tragedy, Wet House tells the story of how to keep your head when everyone else is off theirs. Based on his own first-hand experience, Paddy Campbell's startlingly original first full length play asks who will look after the people that no one else will look after?

Duration: approx. 2hours including interval. Suitability: 14+. Contains strong language, scenes of violence and adult themes.