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Hanbury and Groves

A Time of Listening

Can one moment change the course of a lifetime?

Can one moment change over the course of a lifetime?

This event is part of the FiRST BiTES season
  • Thu 28 Sep – Fri 29 Sep, 7:45pm

Running time: 30 minutes

Venue: Downstairs

Following their 5* production of Sister, composer Alex Groves and director Rebecca Hanbury return to Ovalhouse to share findings for their new show, a piece which asks: can we really trust our own memory?

Click here to read an interview with Alex and Rebecca from their time at Snape Maltings, where they began work on A Time of Listening.

Responses to Sister

'Gobsmacking stuff. Performance skills through the roof. Must see.' ★★★★★ - London City Night 

'Perfect. Mesmerising. A true joy.' ★★★★★ - Carn's Theatre Passion 

'A sensational production in every meaning of the word' ★★★★★ - Scatter of Opinion 

'Sister is beautiful, powerful, inventive, moving and heartwarming' ★★★★★ - The Blog of Theatre Things 

Suitable for ages 12+


  • Thu 28 Sep, 7:45pm
  • Fri 29 Sep, 7:45pm

Director: Rebecca Hanbury

Music: Alex Groves

Devised by the ensemble

Additional information

A Time of Listening is presented as a part of Ovalhouse' FiRST BiTES series of new performance pieces, currently in development and presented as work-in-progress showings.

Developed with Snape Maltings on their Open Space scheme.

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