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Approaching Empty

A Tamasha, Kiln Theatre and Live Theatre production

Approaching Empty

by Ishy Din

Wednesday 20 to Saturday 23 March 2019

  • Presented at B2 stage
  • Tickets: £12 & £14.75 Concessions: £9 - £12.75

For Sale

Forget friendship. This is business.

In a scruffy minicab office, Mansha decides it’s time to create his own destiny and offers to buy the business from his lifelong friend Raf. As the realities of the state of the company slowly unravel, these two best friends must confront the difficulties of going into business with those closest to them.

Set in Northern England in the aftermath of Margaret Thatcher’s death, Approaching Empty is a razor-sharp new drama by award-winning playwright Ishy Din (Snookered, Best New Play at Manchester Theatre Awards), which lays bare the everyday struggles of a post-industrial generation of British men.

Contains very strong language throughout. Recommended for ages 14+.

Post-show discussion with Ishy Din: Weds 3 April

@tamashatheatre #ApproachingEmpty

Wed 20 Mar 7:45pm
Thu 21 Mar 2:30pm Cancelled
Thu 21 Mar 7:45pm
Fri 22 Mar 7:45pm
Sat 23 Mar 2:30pm Audio Described
Sat 23 Mar 7:45pm

“A rare combination of light-touch theatrical energy and dramatic weight” ★★★★

Scotsman

“Ishy Din’s writing lays the foundation for a solid set of performances” ★★★★

The Stage

“Entertaining, well-crafted drama” ★★★★

British Theatre

“A terrier-like microcosm of… free market capitalism” ★★★★

Herald Scotland

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