This new play by Max Nowaz will play at the theatre from the 21st  February. 

Directed by  Poor School graduate, Sophie Wilson, Cheating Death is the first staged play from established novelist Max Nowaz, best known for his books for children such as Timbi’s Dream and for adults including The Arbitrator and Get Rich or Get Lucky. 

John is having a bad day! He has been laid in a coffin in his living room for people to pay their last respects….but he wakes up. Much to the surprise of his girlfriend and her new lover…who she has invited to view the flat, left to her by John!

John only remembers a car crash and being in hospital…and some strange dreams. Everyone struggles to come to terms with John’s new reality after not just one but two life changing events.

The production is set to star  Alex Pitcher, Nicola Mae Begley, Lucy Beresford-Knox, Jake Botterell and Frankie Hyde-Peace who are all graduates of The Poor School, Islington, London.

Cheating Death will play at the Cockpit Theatre from the 21st February until the 10th March.

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