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Miriam Margolyes, Amit Shah and Louise Coulthard star in 20-minute play written by Coulthard, directed by Michael Fentiman and produced by Original Theatre. It's a glimpse into the life of grandmother with dementia and her granddaughter during lockdown and the confusion that comes with an unexpected supermarket delivery. The play, first seen at the Camden Fringe in 2016 and subsequently at the Edinburgh Fringe, is inspired by Coulhard’s experiences of caring for her own grandmother, which she has described as being alternately heart-breaking and hilarious.

About Original Theatre: Watching Rosie

What are those Blue Remembered Hills?” Alice and her granddaughter Rosie were a team. Until Lockdown forced them apart. Starring BAFTA winning actress Miriam Margolyes this heartbreaking and hilarious online play highlights the incredible bond between Alice and Rosie as they face change, confusion and an unexpected arrival from Tesco. Adapted from Louise Coulthard’s award-winning debut play and directed by Michael Fentiman, Watching Rosie is a tender portrayal of experiencing dementia in lockdown and the power of love to overcome it. Produced by the Original Theatre Company with a cast including Amit Shah and Louise Coulthard, donations are encouraged in support of Dementia UK and the Original Theatre Company.