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Blink

Short Play, Drama  /  1f, 1m

Phil Porter

This is the tale of Jonah, Sophie, and a fox called Scruffilitis. It's a love story. A dysfunctional, voyeuristic and darkly funny love story, but a love story all the same. This new play by the Bruntwood Playwriting Prize winner Phil Porter, is an exciting collaboration between Soho Theatre ‐ London's most vibrant venue for new writing, comedy and cabaret ‐ and internationally acclaimed Fringe First winners nabokov.
  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    1f, 1m
  • Duration
    Duration
    75 Minutes
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  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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This is the tale of Jonah, Sophie, and a fox called Scruffilitis. It's a love story. A dysfunctional, voyeuristic and darkly funny love story, but a love story all the same.

This new play by the Bruntwood Playwriting Prize winner Phil Porter, is an exciting collaboration between Soho Theatre ‐ London's most vibrant venue for new writing, comedy and cabaret ‐ and internationally acclaimed Fringe First winners nabokov.

Read our interview with Phil Porter to learn more about the play.

Cast Attributes
  • Time Period Contemporary, Present Day
  • Features Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
  • Duration 75 Minutes

Media

"Blink is everything you want in a relationship play: funny, painful, affecting." - The New York Times, Read more

"The awkward silences here make you wonder what possibilities Harold Pinter might have found in Wi-Fi monitoring technology." - The Guardian, Read more

"Phil Porter’s subversion of the romantic comedy remains a bittersweet and tender thing... While Porter’s skewed two-hander flirts with the conventions of romantic comedy, the results are pleasingly idiosyncratic and complex, dealing sensitively with bereavement and loneliness." - The Stage, Read more

"It really is a charmingly sweet and smile-inducing piece of theatre." - A Younger Theatre, Read more

"The strength of Porter’s writing lies in its use of detail, its attention to specifics and its use of tonal juxtaposition" - Exeunt, Read more

"Blink feels closer to an indie romcom movie than any other theatrical reference point" - The Skinny, Read more

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Playwright Interview: Phil Porter
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