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  • Writing on the window
  • Dancing performers
  • Mask character, white dog and bubbles
  • Back view of window cleaner
Love Through Double Glazing

Love Through Double Glazing

Something special about our latest production...

As a response to the coronavirus pandemic, Love Through Double Glazing has been created especially for care homes, day centres and other settings where residents have needed to stay isolated. The show is staged entirely outside (with windows closed), but viewed from the inside where it’s warm, cosy and, most importantly, safe.

About the show

Florence has a little white dog, a trolley full of tricks and a no-nonsense attitude. When visitors come to her care home, she's the first on the scene and the most in the know. So when (over-enthusiastic) Geoff the armchair fitness instructor, (over-pompous) Maurice the chef de cuisine  and (overly clean) Keith the window cleaner arrive ready for work, Florence is waiting in the wings to disrupt their day.

Funny, cheeky and unashamedly silly, Love Through Double Glazing brings you clowning, music, food fights, bubbles and ballet, even a real life dog, creating the ultimate armchair enjoyment  – all from the safety of your window seat.

Love Through Double Glazing is written and performed by Cirque du Soleil clown performer Sean Kempton, Artistic Director of Vamos Theatre Rachael Savage, and Norah, the fluffy white dog, a veteran of stage and screen.

Love Through Double Glazing is a co-commission with London International Mime Festival and supported using public funding by Arts Council England. Worcestershire touring in 2021 is supported by The Prime Foundation, and the 2020 development and pilot received additional support from Creative Scotland, Sir Barry Jackson Trust, Richard Cadbury Charitable Trust, Glencora Fund and through Divisional Funds from Worcestershire and Warwickshire County Councils..

CAST

Sean Kempton
Rachael Savage
Norah the Dog

PRODUCTION TEAM

Writers/Directors: Sean Kempton, Rachael Savage
BIscuit Supervisor: Norah the Dog
Technical Manager: Dan Hill
Music Supervisor: Janie Armour
Mask Maker: Russell Dean
Photography: Graeme Braidwood Photography
Print Design: Sauce Creative Communications

OTHER INFO

RUNNING TIME: 35 mins (no interval)

FUNDERS: Arts Council England,  The Prime Foundation, Creative Scotland, Sir Barry Jackson Trust, Richard Cadbury Charitable Trust, Glencora Fund, Worcestershire and Warwickshire County Councils.

CO-COMMISSIONERS: London International Mime Festival

SUITABILITY: everyone

Reviews

Love through Double Glazing made us make us laugh more than we have laughed in a very long time.

Richard White, Director, Stanfield Care Home

I liked the old lady with the dog and the bubbles and I enjoyed the cake

Bill, Arden House

Briliant, very professional and so well organised. The guys loved the dog, it was very funny and we were laughing out loud...

Arden House Care Home, Leamington Spa

He's a cheeky young man, but if I  were younger he would not know what had hit him.

Sheila, 86, Rushwick Care Home

I haven’t laughed so much for ages.

Harry, 91, Rushwick Care Home

We fell in love with you through our double glazing

Eileen, Haviland House, Worthing

It was an amazing show and has brightened the spirits of everyone in the home

Gemma, Fernbank Residential Home, Worthing

It made me feel alive again

Beattie, 101 years old, Greenhill Park Care Home, Evesham

Thought the dog was marvellous – can I keep her?

Margaret, Quinton House Care Home Stratford

You captured the heart of everyone here. To see everyone laughing was priceless, it meant the world to us,

Staff member, Red House Care Home, Rugby

After 14 very long months, residents touching Norah the dog was so emotional to see; it lifted their hearts.

Staff member, Greenhill Park Care Home, Evesham

What an utterly super, brilliant, fun, heart-warming an uplifting time you gave the Haviland Family...the show was fantastic!

Eileen , Haviland House, Worthing

All the staff thought you were brilliant, thank u so much for the laughs

Staff member , Heathlands Care Home, Pershore

Trailer

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 I enjoyed the performance...and the cake!