By Louise Coulthard
Directed by Michael Fentiman
“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 short 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.
As featured on BBC London News, Channel 5 News, BBC 5 Live, The One Show, Sunday Mirror, Loose Women, Daily Mail, OK! Magazine.
“If enterprise awards are handed out at the end of lockdown, the Original Theatre Company will top my list… it’s ten minutes well spent” ★★★★ Daily Mail
“Beautifully balanced socially distanced production” The Times
“Touching miniature with beautiful performances and pitch-perfect tone” The Stage
“Watching Rosie is about as good as lockdown theatre gets.” ★★★★ A Younger Theatre
“sweet and genuinely funny” ★★★★ The Upcoming
Suggested donation: £5
Running time: 15 minutes
If you would like some advice or help on Dementia you can contact Dementia UK's Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline - 0800 888 6678 or [email protected]
Watching Rosie - Behind The Scenes
Behind the scenes of Watching Rosie