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Do I Love You?

Tuesday 30 January–Saturday 3 February 2024

Written and directed by John Godber

Join twenty somethings Sally, Nat and Kyle in this hilarious comedy as they develop a love for, and the people involved with, Northern Soul.

What started as a college project has grown into a passion, but the dance steps are exhausting. Far beyond their home city of Hull our trio find excitement, purpose and the tribe they’ve been looking for. Now they can’t get enough; from Brid Spa to Stoke, from Chesterfield to the Tower Ballroom our young soulies are determined to keep the faith!

This is Northern Soul for a new generation, but with rising costs, unemployment, and small town blues, has anything really changed? Is this England 1973 or 2023? The pubs are closing, hospitality has gone, and strikes are everywhere; but when you’re out on the floor …

Spread the talc and grab your loafers, our trio are heading for a weekender!

Multi award-winning playwright John Godber has been a fan of Northern Soul since 1972. Here the author of the iconic Bouncers helps keep the faith with a nod to Frank Wilson!

Do I love you; indeed I do!

Age Guidance: 14+
This performance contains some strong language

Approx Running Times:
1 hour 50 minutes (including interval)

Tuesday 30 January–Saturday 3 February 2024

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Reviews

“Witty and gritty and brilliant…”

— Adam Smith, Signal 1

“absolutely loved it... the soundtrack is amazing... the dancing is incredible…”

— BBC Radio Stoke

“a well deserved standing ovation…”

Jane Lythgoe, The HitMix

“...Godber has struck gold…”

— Chris Eldon Lee, What's On Staffordshire

“the performances were outstanding…”

— John Hargreaves, Market Drayton Advertiser

“The performances... are remarkable…”

— Dave Bithell, A View To A Kiln

“rightfully received a standing ovation…”

— A View On Access

“a evening of pure entertainment…”

— Dave Stringer, Moorlands Radio

“such an honest and authentic production, born out of genuine passion…”

Beff Shuff

“captivating…”

— Yeah Lifestyle

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