Presented by Limerence Productions

‘I’m on a date. In a Wetherspoons. I suggested a cocktail bar. My date chose Spoons because they sell three WKDs for a fiver and you can’t really argue with a man clutching sixteen vouchers in his fist.’

Dylan and Eddie have just moved in together.
It’s great. The apartment is great. Everything is great.
They’re both really happy.
Except Dylan isn’t.
It’s all a bit rushed. A bit much. A bit too soon. He’s only just left uni, for Christ’s sake. Between sex parties and roast dinners, 'Marmite' explores the difficulties of gay monogamy with honesty and warmth.

'Marmite' is an award-nominated, Edinburgh Fringe 2018 sell-out show.

Theatre & Performance
Varies13 — 17 Feb
Brick Hall - The Vaults, Leake Street
1hr 00m
Combo OfferComedyDramaLGBTQ+Member Offer
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About the company

Limerence Productions

Limerence Productions is an award-winning, internationally touring theatre company.

Limerence is founded upon a central interest in human relationships. Through creating bold, inventive and challenging theatre, Limerence aims to investigate who we are, by looking at how we relate to others.

The company's second show, 'Marmite' was an Edinburgh Fringe 2018 sell-out show and was nominated for Favourite Theatre Show in the BroadwayWorld Edinburgh Fringe Festival Awards.

Limerence's first show, 'Ginger Beer' was an Edinburgh Fringe 2017 sell-out show that subsequently toured internationally. The play won the Best New Writing Award at the International Gay Theatre Festival 2018.


Directors: Hallam Breen & Phoebe Simmonds
Writers: Hallam Breen & Phoebe Simmonds
Producer: Ben Orr

Dylan - Theo Walker
Eddie - Ned Costello
Rosie - Rosanna Hitchen

Press & Reviews

Theatre Reviews Design, ★★★★★, "The script is absolutely spot-on"

UK Theatre Web, ★★★★★, "You don't have time to draw breath for laughing"

Gay Review, ★★★★½, "A rollercoaster ride of heartbreak and comedy ... perfectly captivating from the first moment until the last"

ScotsGay, ★★★★, "A splendid script"

The Skinny, ​★★★★, "Exceptionally well-written"

Broadway Baby , ​★★★★, "A tightly scripted, sharply observed tale"

Edinburgh Guide, ★★★★, "Side-splittingly of the best real life stories you’ll see at the Fringe"

Culture Fix, ★★★★, "'Marmite' presents its story with a natural heartfelt warmth and lively good humour...this is a play that will be around for a long time"

Young Perspective, ​★★★★, "An excellent piece of new writing"

The Quotidian Times, ★★★★, "Fast-paced, funny and highly entertaining...definitely a show worth catching"

Praise for Previous Work:

The Scotsman, ​★★★★, "Funny, enthralling, witty and wise"

The Huffington Post, "An honest, brash, and balls-out comedy experience"

queerquru, "Beg, steal or borrow to get yourself a ticket"