Set in 1990s working-class Manchester, this solo show follows brash teenager Kelly Roberts as she visits a psychologist. More…
'Innit' explores the angst and scorched heart of the Kelly as she unwittingly discloses a heart-breaking, empowering story. She's bold, vulgar, and broken. But that’s really none of your binnis, innit?
See it if game for an intense, layered, bravura solo act conjuring hard times as a scrappy, lonely Manchester teen from a broken home in the '90s.
Don't see it if you've a very hard time with accents or crass language or you need ensemble cast, resolution, or attractive sets or elaborate scene changes.
See it if you enjoy a solo show-a case study of a teenage girl from a dysfunctional family, are familiar with British slang terms
Don't see it if you have difficulty understanding a heavy British accent & are unfamiliar with the county's slang, & are offended by description of sex acts
See it if a one woman show about a troubled teenage Irish girl living with her mom in Manchester in the 90's is something of interest to you
Don't see it if you are looking for something light and fluffy. Show ran 55 minutes and needed all your attention to get the crux of the matter
See it if You are unfazed by British accents and terminology. (I lived in the U.K. so I didn't have problems, but can't speak for others.)
Don't see it if You dislike one-person monologues and have no interest in working-class life in the U.K.
See it if you want to delve back into the 80s through the life of a reflective teenage character; you enjoy one-actor, memoir-ish plays
Don't see it if you are triggered by emotional and sexual abuses; you are off-put by actors who are clearly not teenagers playing teenagers
See it if You are interested in the story of a teen navigating the high school years, nostalgia for 90s, journey to adulthood both poignant and funny
Don't see it if You don't like 1-person shows, struggle to understand Manchester accent and vernacular