Expecting by Charis McRoberts 

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Theatre, Spoken Word & Science

Expecting by Charis McRoberts .


9 August, 2023


Doors @ 7.45PM. Show starts @ 8PM.



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Tickets: £10.00 on the door.  

Wednesday 9th August at 8pm.  

Running Time: 1 hour 5 mins

Expecting by Charis McRoberts 

Shauna and Robbie are expecting… different things. Shauna expects motherhood won’t be easy. Robbie can’t wait to be a dad. Then she arrives.

Encountering financial difficulties alongside the arrival of baby Aisling and the barriers Shauna faces, Robbie spirals. Can Shauna and Robbie adjust their expectations and find a way back to one another?

Break down barriers with c21 Theatre Company in an accessible new show for both d/Deaf and hearing audiences as Shauna and Robbie plunge into parenthood. Will they sink or swim?

Age guidance 14+ 

Edinburgh Deaf and Fringe Festival 2023 

c21 will take this show to Edinburgh in August 2023 and this is a chance for audiences to catch it one more time before we travel across.   

A gentle portrait of the pressures of first-time parenthood‘” 

British Theatre Guide

“Robbie’s hidden torment will connect with audiences as strongly as Shauna calling out her everyday trials living in a world strongly biased towards those who are hearing”

Alan in Belfast – Reviewer

“The play finds triumph in a search for honesty and openness that is never less than poignant, compelling or both”

Simon Fallaha – Reviewer 

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