Breakup Addict

Theatre (comedy, solo show)

  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


Breakup Addict depicts the journey of a woman who hits rock bottom after having two simultaneous crash-and-burn relationships with unavailable men. She starts attending 12-step meetings for love addiction, only to uncover some much deeper trauma that she has to face while rebuilding her relationship to herself. This is a comeback story for anybody who has ever been crushed under the weight of heartbreak. Playing over 20 different characters, Paige brings a comedic twist to some dark and taboo topics as she brilliantly depicts the ever-humiliating journey of a love addict.

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Please be aware this venue can only be accessed by stairs. Once inside there is lift access to Basement level and then 12 steps up to venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Francesca Mcdaid 27 days ago

Hilarious show, and hit close to home. So happy I saw it, Alex the flyerer sold me on it instantly (give em a raise!)

Abigail Osborne 33 days ago

I saw Paige Wilhide's one woman show yesterday (Breakup Addict) and I am very glad I did. She managed to convincingly play many different characters including different sides of her own personality, using only a few props, for instance a projector showing a bed to imply a scene in bed, or a screen with all the attributes of people addicted to love showing as a list. The list punctuated and explained various scenes. She was very confident and told a wonderful relatable and moving tale... Trying to find a boyfriend because she is looking for love but she keeps sabotaging herself by getting codependent or assuming too much about the man's commitment too early.

I think my favourite part was the very dynamic and high energy way she portrayed deleting and blocking the men who were time wasters. In real life these moments are so sad and small but it was great to see it portrayed as something dynamic and exciting, to celebrate. I loved the idea she is getting back to herself after giving away her power to the men who don't deserve it. And she is embracing the sisterhood rather than feeling like fellow women are competition. It gave me a lot to ponder as well as being relatable. I recommend this to anyone trying to figure out their own psychology around love/romance/breakups.

Jack Fry 34 days ago

This is a BRILLIANT show. The actress is amazing, the writing is superb, and it's VERY funny; yet poignant and heartfelt, as she is trying to break herself free from the bondage of her own insecurities. The themes are universal. You don't have to have her addiction to relate, any type of insecurities one has, they will be able to respond to what she's saying.

Also, she doesn't take herself so seriously which helps make her likeable, and uses humor so well, that you really find yourself really rooting for her.

This should be sold out every night.

Laser Webber 44 days ago

Paige is a character master! She tells this emotional story with the ease of a cartoon, with lots of fun people to help you along the way.

The ultimate one woman show – very therapeutic for anyone dealing with sex/love addiction, and very informative and funny for everyone else! A wonderful tale of a woman finding herself and finding out why she is that way.

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The Scotsman (3/5 stars) 33 days ago

It’s a pragmatic but upbeat conclusion to an entertaining and insightful hour.

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