Demi Oyediran plays Ketty from Breathe, a play by Chris O'Connellm Theatre Absolute. Photo: Andrew Moore
Image: Demi Oyediran plays ‘Ketty’ from Breathe – a play by Chris O’Connell/Theatre Absolute
Photo: Andrew Moore

Written by Chris O’Connell, presented by Theatre Absolute

BREATHE is a play that comprises four monologues by women from the UK, Syria, Romania, and Africa. It is a hard hitting drama which, through individual monologues, tell the stories of the women’s attempts to survive the pressures of a brutal modern world.

Powerful, disturbing, and brilliant” –

Coventry Evening Telegraph


Theatre Absolute is an award winning independent theatre company based in Coventry. Previous winners of two Fringe First awards at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and recipients of a Time Out Live Award in London, the company have been touring for over 20 years. In 2009 they pioneered a new way of making theatre and, in partnership with Coventry City Council, created the UK’s first professional Shop Front Theatre in a disused fish and chip shop in City Arcade, Coventry.

The company is delighted to be invited to perform BREATHE at RISING 16 and RISING FREE.

Advisory: Strong language and adult themes.