When It Happens to You

‘This was the 3am phone call no mother wants to receive’

One shattered promise.
A high stakes thriller.

From New York Times best-selling author Tawni O’Dell comes the powerful true story of a mother desperately trying to hold her family together after a devastating event changes the course of their lives.

Amanda Abbington (Sherlock, Mr Selfridge) will lead an ensemble cast in this electric piece of new writing that mines the depths of human courage and the resolve to survive following a shattering incident. Directed by Park Theatre’s Artistic Director Jez Bond, this pacy theatrical page-turner propels the audience into the heart of an unmissable drama fuelled by tears, laughter, hope and love.

Tawni O’Dell is a bestselling author on both sides of the Atlantic with titles such as Back Roads, Coal Run and Sister Mine. Her work has been translated into fifteen languages and has been published in over forty countries.

Assisted Performances
Captioned Performance - Wednesday 28 Aug 19.30

Important Information

This production includes strong language. There are descriptions of sexual abuse (rape), alcohol and drug abuse, violence, trauma and kidnapping.

Age Restrictions

Ages 16+.

Performance Times

Now taking bookings for performances from Wed 31st July 2024 until Sat 31st August 2024.

Show times for each day are below.















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Clifton Terrace, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3JP
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When It Happens to You

Park Theatre, London

Running until: Sat 31st August 2024

Running time: 1hr 25mins.