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Biscuits for Breakfast Tickets

Hampstead TheatreLondon
An unlikely match joins forces to overcome their struggles in Biscuits for Breakfast.

They don’t seem an obvious match. Joanne is spikey, defensive, a survivor, whilst Paul is quiet, considered - and hiding profound grief for his father. But the pleasure he takes in cooking - and the astonishing food he prepares – creates a bond between them. So, when the hotel where they both work closes and they start to spiral into poverty, it throws everything up in the air – first the dreams of a cookbook and a restaurant, and, eventually, even the dreams of a future together…

Gareth Farr is an award-winning writer for theatre and TV. His play Britannia Waves the Rules (Royal Exchange Manchester) won the Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting in 2011, toured twice, and has since been produced in Australia. His play The Quiet House was performed at Birmingham Rep and Park Theatre and was directed by Tessa Walker. Biscuits for Breakfast is Tessa Walker’s second collaboration with Gareth Farr, and she returns to Hampstead Theatre following her productions of Ravenscourt, Big Big Sky and The Glad Game Downstairs.