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."
"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.