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Drama 9 - 24 February 2018

An Oldham Coliseum Theatre production
The Kitchen Sink

Withernsea, East Yorkshire. One family. One year.

Martin is a milkman whose milk float is falling apart as fast as he’s losing customers. His son, Billy, is relying on a revealing painting of Dolly Parton to get him into Art College in London and daughter, Sophie, is fighting for a career in Ju-Jitsu while being pursued by a plumber in a pink van. Working two jobs and experimenting in the kitchen keeps mum, Kath, busy - but serving sushi for Christmas dinner is never going to end well.

And there’s something wrong with the kitchen sink…

An irresistibly funny and touching play, The Kitchen Sink is a modern family story about big dreams, small towns and looking after each other. It shot writer Tom Wells, writer of Jumpers For Goalposts, to stardom, earning him multiple awards and nominations for Most Promising Playwright.

Save Money with a Coliseum Season Ticket
This production is part of the Coliseum's season ticket offer - Four plays for just £68 or less. Contact the Box Office for more information on 0161 624 2829.

Full price: £15 - £22.50
Concessions: £15 – £20.50
Get In! Under 26/NUS: £7 (limited tickets available)

Concessionary rates are available to retired patrons over 65, full-time students, and registered unemployed people. Proof of ID is required when buying or picking up tickets. Only one discount per ticket.

If you have specific access requirements please contact the Box Office directly on 0161 624 2829 or at to discuss your visit to the Coliseum.

Group Discounts
Groups of 10+ get £3 off full price evening ticket (£19.50)

Groups of 25+ get £5 off full price evening ticket (£17.50) with free programme for organiser

Dementia Friendly Performance
Wednesday 14 February, 2.30pm

Audio Described Performance
Thursday 22 February, 7.30pm

BSL Performance
Saturday 17 February, 7.30pm

Meet the Cast
Thursday 22 February

Saver Performance
Saturday 10 February, 7.30pm

Part of the Season Ticket Deal


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Production Information:

Directed by Chris Lawson

Designed by Anna Reid

Written by Tom Wells

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"An affectionate portrait of family life" - The Guardian

"One of the best plays I have seen anywhere this year... I cannot recommend it too highly" - Telegraph

Dates for your diary
The Kitchen Sink

9 - 24 February 2018