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  • Town and Gown


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  • Thu, 9th Mar 2023 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

“The Monster Always Wins, Right?”

Cal & Alf. Callum & Alison. They were supposed to be part of each other’s lives forever, if only the universe had let things happen the way they should. But whoever they were before, they’re different people now, and the problem with living in Shithole-on-Sea is that is always pulls you back again, no matter how hard you try to getaway. And the universe that sent them spinning into free-fall throws them together again when the girl who ran away comes back to find out what happened to the boy who didn’t want to leave. And the question that the universe needs to answer most of all now is - Whatever happened to the people we leave behind?

Proforca Theatre Company in Association with The Lion & Unicorn Theatre presents

“Lately” by James Lewis, directed by David Brady, which made its critically acclaimed, Offie-nominated debut in 2021. “Lately” is an intimate, emotional story about the places we can never escape from, the dreams we never realise and the people that bring us back down to earth again.

Proforca Theatre Company is the managing company in residence at the Lion & Unicorn Theatre, Kentish Town. “Lately” follows the critically acclaimed "Feel" (2018-19 Lion & Unicorn Theatre & Tour) and the award nominated "At Last" (2019), "AAAAA [FiveA]” (2020) and “Flashbang” (2022) - (Lion & Unicorn & Albany Theatre Coventry).

Content Advisory: Contains very strong language, sexual references, adult themes and discussions of suicide.



★★★★ “It’s a tough show full of tough themes, but it has a heart as big as the moon over Thailand” View from the Cheap Seat

★★★★ “Lately is beautiful moving storytelling. It’s real life. It’s excellent theatre” - London Theatre Reviews

★★★★ “The beautiful lyrical script was a pleasure to hear. The work is cleverly circular with a lot of ground covered in between” - London Pub Theatres

★★★★ “A beautiful and personal drama, Lately’s themes of wanting to escape both physically and mentally from your life are relatable of so many levels” - Everything Theatre

★★★★ “This is such an exquisite and sensitively written play I would happily have spent another evening in its company - View From the Outside

★★★★ “When given such extremely fine treatment as it is here, this thoughtful and moving play certainly demands to be seen.” - London Living Large

“Writing, direction & performances of the highest quality, with a story thats infinitely relatable.” - Theatre Things




Ticket Event time Cost

Admit one 7.30pm

19:30 - 20:30 £12.00
Pre theatre dining

2 course set menu

18:00 - 19:30 £17.95



Town and Gown, 8, Market Passage, Cambridge, CB2 3PF


Town and Gown
Town and Gown is Cambridge's latest pub with a twist. Expect a truly traditional pub, tanked craft beer, great British food and even an intimate fringe theatre! We've gone back to the roots of the building and bringing some real history back to life.




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  • Written by Mel

    Rating: 5


    Visited 2 days ago
    Great girls night out. Funny and relatable, amazing singing with talented stars who know how to work the room and interact plus connect with their audience
  • Written by Daniel

    Rating: 5

    Flat and The Curves is one of the funniest and talented musical comedy acts I’ve ever seen. Genius lyrics, incredible vocals and songs that will leave your cheeks sore from laughing so hard. There is so much musical and comedy prowess on stage it’s an utter joy to behold. From the second it starts you are so aware you’re not only in safe hands with this dazzling quartet, but in the middle of a maelstrom of sheer confidence, talent and delight. An absolute must see.