The Seventh Train

When life has lost its road map, sometimes the only way to get back on track is to get back on the rails. The Seventh Train is a ride – a road movie on railways. By turns heart-breaking, thought-provoking and hilarious, this is a life-affirming exploration of the human spirit via the British railway timetable.

The Seventh Train started life as a duologue, but the characters and story stayed with Jackie so much that she felt compelled to expand it into a three-hander; it was in this form that it won the Kenneth Branagh Award for New Drama at the Windsor Fringe Festival, before it then grew into a four-hander. Since then, it has also been adapted into a novel (“Ingenious, great fun, and wholly original.” – Fay Weldon CBE).

QuirkHouse Theatre Company was founded in 2014 by a forever-questioning writer-musician and an ever-intrigued actor-poet, to showcase new writing and East Anglian talent in creative ways, and bring theatre to people and places that might not normally see it. Our passion is to philosophise and entertain in equal measure; to ask questions of our audience that may not have occurred to them before. Important questions. Questions like ‘Is it illegal to sprinkle human ashes off the top of the Eiffel Tower?’ (it is), or ‘What if there were no questions?’…

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