A play by Jo Harper.
Shortlisted for LIVERPOOL HOPE PLAYWRITING AWARD – “a great stylised piece…a sophisticated well-structured play” Liverpool Hope Playwriting Judge.
Longlisted for THEATRE 503 PLAYWRITING AWARD.
STORY – Liv has everything to look forward to, a baby on the way with her pregnant girlfriend and a new house by the seaside but the arrival of the baby and the pressures of motherhood lead her to be distracted by her sister-in-law and they begin a dangerous affair. The Beach House explores a same sex relationship and themes of motherhood and sibling rivalry.
London reading of The Beach House with an all female cast featuring Alana Maria, Hannah Kenifick and Olivia Dowd, 2021.
PERFORMANCES FROM THE ARCHIVE.
The Beach House was first written as a male female script. It was performed script in hand as part of STEYNING FESTIVAL THEATRE TRAILS. It was also rehearse read at McCarthy Theatre, Scarborough as part of STEPHEN JOSEPH THEATRE SUMMER FESTIVAL, August 2016.