The Soft Subject (A Love Story)

The Soft Subject (A Love Story)


Chris Woodley’s autobiographical solo show The Soft Subject (A Love Story) invites us back into the classroom to learn about love, loss and The Little Mermaid. In this highly-energetic, pop- fuelled, heart-on-the-sleeve account, Woodley playfully explores the peaks and troughs of wanting it all in the modern world. After a critically acclaimed run at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival this is the shows London Premier.

'A lovely personal testament to family.' Lyn Gardner, The Guardian 

 ★★★★★ 'Utterly lovable.' The Reviews Hub 

★★★★★  'Masterful talent.'  ScotsGay

★★★★★ 'A roller-caster of emotions.'The Curtain Up Show

★★★★ 'Heart-breaking.' The Stage

★★★★ 'A hidden gem.'British Theatre

★★★★ 'Terrifically moving and intimate.'The Wee Review

★★★★ 'A show with heart.'Fringe Biscuit

Critic's Pick The Stage

Nominated for The Brighton Fringe Award for Excellence 

Supported by Old Vic Lab, Shoreditch Town Hall, Greenwich Theatre, Talker Tailor Troublemaker and MQ.

Running Time: 60mins
Age guidance: 14+

Cast and Creative

Written and performed by Chris Woodley
Directed by Amy Liptrott
Dramaturgy by Anna Beecher
Produced by Chris Woodley & Esmé Patey-Ford

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