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The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe

From the award-winning creators of Orlando, The Time Machine, Christmas Gothic, and I, ElizabethDyad Productions.

August 5th, 1962: Monroe as we’ve never seen her before: alone in her bedroom, in dressing gown and underwear; no glitz, no glamour, no masks.  Overdosed on pills, the woman behind the icon unravels her remarkable life, taking us back through the memories of her closest relationships.  Repeatedly stalked by a mysterious caller, the Hollywood icon tells all (Joe DiMaggio, Clark Gable, Arthur Miller, her mother – it’s all here), revealing a biting intelligence and an imperfect body, leading us in real time to the very moment of her death.

Written and Directed by Elton Townend Jones (Dalloway, Orlando, Jane Eyre: An Autobiography, The Time Machine).  Performed by Lizzie Wort (RSC’s The Magician’s Daughter, Animal Farm).  Winner of the Three Weeks Editors Award.

★★★★★ ‘A simply stunning production’ Edinburgh Reporter

★★★★★ ’Superlative’ Remotegoat

★★★★★ ’Spellbinding’ The Carrick

★★★★★ ‘Outstanding’ One4Review

★★★★ ‘Startling, sensual, sarcastic…anything but unremarkable’ Three Weeks

★★★★ ‘A fantastic performance… a great production… an absolute must’ Broadway Baby

★★★★ ‘Powerful and poetic… a dazzling performance’ Edinburgh Guide

Book your tickets to see The Unremarkable Death of Marilyn Monroe at Hampshire Cultural Trust’s Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham now!

Suitable for ages 14+.

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