4.4 (5) · Contemporary, New Writing

In the run up to Christmas, three families are placed into cramped temporary accommodation


A middle-aged man and his elderly mum, a young family with a baby on the way, a newly arrived woman from Sudan. Strangers. Forced together. No space is personal.

Critic reviews

The National Theatre’s play of the year

Evening Standard

Gripping, amusing, uncomfortable, desperately moving

The Times

Gentle, funny, devastating. Turning a national spotlight, on the dehumanising reality of being homeless

Financial Times

Date & time

Show ended
Tue 6 Dec - Tue 10 Jan, Mon - Sat 7:30pm; Tue, Wed, Thu & Sat mats at 2.30pm.*

*Check website for details


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