Theatre Event

Away From Home

Gritty Theatre presents

Away From Home

A Birmingham Fest event

by Rob Ward & Martin Jameson

26 Jul in the Studio @ 9pm

Anticipated running time: 1 hours, 15 minutes
Please note this is an estimated running time and may be subject to change

This production is restricted to over 14s only. Contains partial nudity and strong language.

Kicking homophobia out of The Beautiful Game – the greatest tackle in football

Kyle is comfortable with his life as a male escort until he is hired by a premiership footballer and finds himself falling in love. But can Kyle maintain a relationship with a closeted footballer in a country where no top-flight players are out? Can he go on pretending that the homophobia endemic in the game is nothing to do with him? Does he know what a relationship means, when, for him, sex has only ever been a transaction? Does he have the balls to ever tell his friends – and his family – the truth?

Performed as part of the Birmingham Fest by Gritty Theatre, who are fast gaining a reputation for performing gripping, visceral dramas, Away From Home is an edgy, witty, moving and subversively political piece that tackles football’s last taboo: homophobia.

Tickets: £10.50 (Concessions: £8.50)

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