Sarah gets spat at in the street. Frankie doesn’t go to her lectures. In the aftermath of the tragic accident that brought them together, neither expects to find solace in the other's company.
Between hate mail and novelty teddy bears, the two women become something like friends. They want to punish themselves. They might just save each other.
Soft Animals is the debut play from Tony Craze Award shortlisted writer Holly Robinson, directed by Soho Resident Director Lakesha Arie-Angelo. (The Hoes, Hampstead Theatre).
Age Recommendation: 15+
Holly Robinson’s debut play is a troubling drama about friendship, grief and self-destruction
Soft Animals is a play which celebrates the restorative power of female relationships, but it is also a celebration of the collaborative nature which makes theatre such an arresting medium
Delicate new writing about a friendship formed through tragedy
A thoroughly enjoyable production throughout which demands to be seen by any serious theatre enthusiast