A true to life look at family dilemmas played out against a backdrop of elderly care.

Red Diamond Productions

A Northern Stage Hire

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Kenneth feels guilty, Ella is confused & dementia is a subject familiar to many.

Written by Alison Stanley (writer of The Life of Reilly) Bedsocks & Secrets explores the changing relationship between mother & son as her condition worsens.

Gritty & moving with just a touch of northern humour audiences are able to take a sometimes uncomfortable, true to life look at family dilemmas played out against a back drop of elderly care.

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"Striking well observed, the cast gives the kind of performance it is very exciting to find in a small venue"
The Scotsman ★★★★ 

"Well written & well executed weaving together themes of dementia, loneliness & guilt"


Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available. To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.