The One


Concluding the season for the inaugural Poppy Seed Festival is Vicky Jones’ award-winning hit The One – a viciously funny new play about Harry and Jo, a couple trapped in a violent and destructive cycle of co-dependent love and lust. Winning the Verity Bargate Award for new writing and premiering in 2014 to rave reviews, the show is 65 intense minutes of sex, violence and snack food and brutally asks ‘in the warfare of modern relationships, what are the rules of engagement?’ Beat had the chance to sit down with performer Kasia Kaczmarek (TV’s Wentworth) to have a chat about Fire Curtain Co’s new production at fortyfivedownstairs and what makes it such a fascinating show.

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