Some Things are Meant to Be, Anna

Theatre (true-life, new writing)

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  • theSpace on North Bridge - Argyll Theatre
  • 19:25
  • Aug 17
  • 45 minutes
  • Suitability: 16+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: Orange Elephant Theatre Company
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains Distressing Themes, Nudity, Scenes of a Sexual Nature, Strong Language/Swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
    Hearing not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year
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Description

Follows one woman and her soul's journey through cancer, two children and a chihuahua. A funny, poignant and honest piece of movement theatre exploring the rollercoaster of living with a terminal illness.

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    Sight not needed
    Hearing not needed
  • Accessible entry: If not taking the lift there is a large flight to 1st floor of hotel then a further 4 steps to venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Standard passenger lift to 1st floor then platform lift up the 4 steps.

  • 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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Philip Tucker-Bell 3 days ago

In my opinion this show is magnificent! What a performance by Loraine Metcalfe. She is phenomenal, ably supported by 2 dancers. Such great stuff played in front of a tiny audience. Please give this a viewing if you can. It so deserves it.

Jeanette Dyson 5 days ago

Very powerful and positive. So graceful, funny and so sad. The music and wonderful dance really add to the emotion. This is a true life story and it really makes you think and understand a little about what going through cancer must be like. Don’t miss it and make sure you take your tissues.


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The Wee Review (4/5 stars) 2 days ago

Stunning in its rawness and honesty, Some Things Are Meant To Be, Anna is a celebration of life in the shadow of death. Penned by writer and dancer Gretel Brice, who is herself terminally ill, it’s fearless in confronting the brevity of our time on Earth – and in making...

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