Union Chapel Church and Cardboard Citizens presents:

Cancelled – Life By The Throat

Written and performed by Eve Steele

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    Wed 15 April 2020

  • Doors open: 19:00

  • By invite only

  • Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, Islington, London, N1 2UN.

Entry Requirements: Under 16s accompanied by an adult

Due to the current global health crisis, Life By The Throat, originally planned for 15 April 2020 has been cancelled. 

If you have any concerns or questions please do get in touch to [email protected]. We appreciate your patience during this very busy time.


Life By The Throat tells the story of James, as his life goes through encounters with the criminal justice system, poverty, violence and addiction. Writer/performer Eve Steele is highly-skilled and experienced and has been a regular on Coronation Street and has appeared in other TV dramas. Eve has based the story on her own life experiences to make theatre that is full of heart and truth. Audiences have called Life By The Throat “emotional,” “funny,” and “moving” – “a phenomenal piece of theatre” and “a powerful performance.”

The performance will last approximately 90 minutes including a discussion led by Cardboard Citizens exploring the themes raised in the play.

“…Urgent story with post-show discussion successfully empowering audiences to talk, reflect and dare to hope for change….” Audience Member, previous Cardboard Citizens performance

Cardboard Citizens are the UK’s leading theatre company that makes theatre by and for those with lived experience of homelessness. www.cardboardcitizens.org.uk

This event is invite only. If you work in the homelessness or social sector and are interested in attending please email [email protected]

Estimated Times

All times are subject to change.

19:00 – Doors

19:30 – Show begins

Disabled Access

We will happily reserve a suitable space for disabled patrons with specific access requirements. Please be in contact to inform us of any specific requirements you have and the size of your party. We will reserve a space for you in the auditorium and make the appropriate notes for our staff so they can provide any necessary assistance.

[email protected] | 020 7226 1686 (Mon-Fri, 9am – 5pm).

NB: Please note that we are unable to accept calls from withheld numbers.

For more information regarding disabled access at Union Chapel, please click here.

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