The invitations have been delivered, the party games are ready, the table is set and the balloons are up. But where are all the children?

Katie is convinced that her precious son Leo is the most popular boy in the class but Max has discovered something that tears him apart.

Other parents whisper conspiratorially at the school gates and plot to keep their children away. So, whose version of the truth is real? As the parents wait for the birthday party to kick off, the clock ticks and tension builds to an unbearable climax. Funny, raw and profoundly moving, this incredible, award-winning play is guaranteed to take you on a roller coaster of emotions.

Event: October 15, 8:00pm

Tickets: £14

Suitable for ages 16 and over


  • Sleeping Lions presented by BacktoBack Theatre

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