Holding The Man

from 12 September 

by Tommy Murphy
based on the memoir by Timothy Conigrave

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It’s the love of a lifetime: Holding The Man charts the relationship of Tim and John from the first bursts of college love to John’s eventual AIDS-related death.

Holding The Man has won multiple awards and has been a hit in its native Australia, here in the West End, and in the United States, as well as a film. Both comic and tragic, it’s a beautiful study of emotion and sexuality, and of the way a couple relate to each other and to the world around them.

Running time: 2 hours 30 minutes including interval

Cast

Timothy Conigrave
Jamie Barnard

John Caleo
Ben Boskovic

Ensemble
Liam Burke
Joshua Coley
Annabel Pemberton
Rob Thompson
Faye Wilson

Production Team

Director
Gene David Kirk

Designer
David Shields

Lighting designer
Jack Weir

Sound designer
Andy Hill

Production manager
Andrew Beckett

Casting director
Harry Blumenau for Debbie O’Brien Casting

Stage managers
Andy Hill, Lucas Livesey