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by Tristan Bernays

14th Mar - 7th Apr 2018 @ Southwark Playhouse

Nominated for 4 Off West End Awards:

Best New Play / Best Male Actor

Best Female Actor / Best Director

​"Tristan Bernays has created a dementia parable that somehow moves and finds light in the deterioration of the mind - through love."

★★★★ The Independant

"Deft, restraining and moving theatre."

★★★★ Time Out

"Emotionally piercing and beautifully acted, it leaves a lasting ache."

The Stage

"Poignant and unforgettable... boasting two heartbreaking and heartwarming performances from Mark Arends and Frances Grey."

★★★★★ Reviews Hub

"Heartbreaking, spellbinding and funny."

★★★★★ Reviews Gate


"One of the most moving and beautiful plays I have seen, written with honesty and performed with great sensitivity, it is both joyous  and painful... a celebration of what love is."

British Theatre Guide

Old Fools is the story of Tom and Viv, their love and the life they’ve shared together – from first spark to dying light. But not necessarily in that order.

A surprising and touching tale about a couple, one of whom is suffering from Alzheimer’s, and their enduring efforts to hold their relationship together through the years.

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