The comfort of home, the things we hide and those we leave behind: this moving, poignant drama explores the intimacies and short-fallings of Bob, Fran and their four children. From heartbreak to theft, infidelity to betrayal - will their parents’ love be enough to hold them together in times of crisis? And as happy memories cast a looming shadow over their family garden, there are certain things Bob cannot fix, no matter how well he trims the rose bushes.
Touching yet tragic, this journey through upbringing and identity shows
four young people at odds with their parents’ expectations. Flying the
nest always comes with its obstacles - especially when the messiness of
love threatens the everyday things we take for granted. With each of
their futures about to change forever, what things can we honestly know to
Written by multi-award-winning dramatist Andrew Bovell, this stunning piece of contemporary theatre was first developed in 2016 with Frantic Assembly, one of the UK's most prolific theatre companies.
Suitable for ages 13+
Estimated running time: 2 hours 20 minutes including an interval.