Redefine and LooseHeadz in association with Park Theatre present the World Premiere of
Directed by Daniel Blake
If one part of the scrum breaks down, everything else does as well.
Bones is a dynamic and bold physical theatre production that ignites the collaboration between rugby and theatre to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health. It pairs electric new writing, with high intensity set pieces that immerse you into the spectacular world of rugby.
Ed is used to getting injured playing rugby, but he's never faced an injury that he couldn't see before. When his mental health makes it feel like he's taking on an entire rugby team by himself, will his teammates stand by his side or remain seated on the side-line? Under pressure to lead his team through to the regional semi-finals, Ed feels the full weight of expectation and hope, and it’s impacted him in ways that he could have never imagined.
★★★★ ‘Physical theatre brings together the worlds of rugby and theatre’ London Theatre Reviews
★★★★ ‘Bones is a multi-sensory experience, demonstrating the physicality of the game with visual explosions of brutal strength.’ North West End
★★★★ ‘Insightful, intelligent piece of work’ All That Dazzles
★★★★ ‘A necessary and powerful narrative’ Theatre Weekly
★★★★ ‘Bones makes the most of theatre in the round’ Spy in the Stalls
★★★★ ‘Bold, expressive, and explosive’ Theatre and Tonic
★★★★ ‘Bones skilfully spotlights the issue of mental health in sport’ The Indiependent
‘Highly physical performance thoughtfully addresses issues around masculinity and mental health’ The Stage
Photos by Charles Flint Photography