Eating the Elephant


Written by Julia Darling
A tender and funny play about four women who meet during treatment for breast cancer and embark on a life changing friendship.

'. . . four superb actresses kept us enthralled and highly amused.'
N.W.Evening Mail

'Cries out for the adjective 'heart-warming', that doesn't diminish it's power and wit. And it is witty!'
Northern Review, Newcastle upon Tyne


Director Rachel Ashton

Set Design Mandy Dyke

Lighting Design John Goodwin

Composer Nicky Rushton

Stage/Production Manager Tony Wilcock

Lighting Technician Avril Mason

1997 CAST

Monica Gibb

Janet Dye

Kay Purcell

Vari Sylvester


1998 Cast

Sheena Penson

Janet Dye

Diana Daley

Hilary Drake


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