Strawberry Starburst

A heartfelt and poignant drama about one girl’s battle with her demons.

Shez is passionate about Strawberry Starburst, her mum’s cooking and her boyfriend’s prickly face.

But when her life takes a sudden turn, she’s forced to decide between the food she loves and the people she cares about. Unknown to her, this decision will lead to a choice between life and death.

Strawberry Starburst is a heartfelt and poignant drama about one girl’s battle with her demons…and the lengths she’ll go to fight them.

‘I close my eyes and think back to the days when I used to stuff my face with mum’s spaghetti bolognese and I loved it, tomato juice dripping all down my chin. OK. Challenge accepted.’

1hr 00m
The Vaults
24 — 28 Jan 18:00
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About the company

Kryptonite Theatre Company

Kryptonite Plays focuses on storytelling which breaks down barriers and challenges preconceptions, putting the untold stories and voices of our communities at centre stage.

Playwright Bram Davidovich trained with Soho Theatre Young Company where he initially developed Strawberry Starburst. His plays have been performed at Arcola Theatre, Rose Theatre Kingston, Southwark Playhouse, The Brockley Jack Theatre, The Blue Elephant Theatre and The Cockpit Theatre.

“The playwright Bram Davidovich has taken extraordinary steps to carry out extensive research into the characters of this play [and] put the utmost effort into ensuring the extreme, raw, emotional rollercoaster of experiencing Anorexia Nervosa is portrayed”
Dr Jessica McClelland and Samantha Rennalls, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King’s College London.

Artistic Team
Hannah de Ville
Bram Davidovich
Imogen Comrie

Press & Reviews

The Stage

A compelling performance

West End Wilma

★★★★★ 'A shining performance from Grace and Davidovich’s harrowing script deserve to be seen by as wide an audience as possible.'

Everything Theatre

A fresh and innovative play

Female Arts

★★★★ Truthful, honest and conversational

Scatter of Opinion


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