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Closed December 21, 2019

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A true story from a talented theatre maker

Fresh from a fabulously successful sell-out run at Edinburgh Festival, Nicola Wren brings her hilarious one-woman show to the Southwark Playhouse, introducing London audiences to her heart-warming and honest quest to stand out from her spirited siblings, especially Chris, who happens to be the frontman of Coldplay.

From a childhood dodging paparazzi in bins to having actual Gwyneth Paltrow as your sister in law, Nicola saw her brother's stratospheric rise to fame - and whilst the parties and the perks were awesome, the level of scrutiny showed her the extreme downsides to superstardom. Just how long can she stay out of his shadow and is fame really all it's cracked up to be? Join Nicola as she explores the pitfalls of notoriety and how she found her own place in this joyous celebration of coming to terms with who you are.

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Previews from: 26 November 2019

Opening night: 28 November 2019



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Nicola Wren


Written by Nicola Wren
Directed by Sadie Spencer
Set Design by Cara Evans
Lighting Design by Jack Weir
Sound Design by Beth Duke & Max Perryment
Additional Dramaturgy by Owen Jenkins

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touching HILARIOUS Relatable.

An unmissable show that rings true for anyone whoes ever felt the weight of being one of many siblings.

The Martin family of Exeter, Devon already have one superstar in the family, but it looks like that is about to change as Nicola Wren, youngest sister of the brood, strikes out on her own in her charming and hilarious one-woman show that explores how one

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