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The Bicycle & the Butcher's Daughter
A new solo play with Helen Moulder
Directed by Sue Rider

NZ Tour: April 20 - June 26, 2021

Olivia Paterson runs a big meat exporting company and wants to feed the world. Her daughter is a vegan. Her father wants things to stay as they are. And her sister is not sure what she wants. Only the mysterious Grace seems certain. A family, food & five surprising characters.

'Funny family drama with genuine heart' - Nelson Mail
'Helen Moulder never fails to please...... She holds all the characters in the palm of her hand, flawlessly adapting to each presence' - Theatreview

The Bicycle & the Butcher's Daughter is written by Helen Moulder & Sue Rider, the collaboration that brought you Playing Miss Havisham, Gloria's Handbag and Meeting Karpovsky.

With music by Beethoven, recorded by Richard Mapp (piano) and Juliet Ayre (violin)
One hour 15 minutes. No interval. Some strong language. Suitable for 15 years and over.

A funny and moving account of lives at a crisis point, all embodied by one actress assisted by a few props and the magic of the theatre.

Audience Comments

‘A wonderful performance, full of humour, pathos, wit & compassion.’
‘A thoroughly enjoyable evening’
‘A brilliant exposition of personal and world situations’


The Refinery ArtSpace
114 Hardy St
April 20, 21 - 7pm, April 23 - 8pm
Bookings essential. Limited seating

The Dark Room, Centrepoint Theatre
May 5 - 16
Wed, Thurs – 6pm; Fri, Sat – 7.30pm; Sun – 4pm (06) 354 5740
Bookings essential. Limited seating

The Tiny Theatre, 85 Garnet Rd, Westmere,
May 19 - 30
Wed, Thur, Fri – 7.30pm; Sat, Sun – 4pm
Bookings essential. Limited seating

St Peter's Village Hall
June 15 - 17, 6.30pm
Bookings essential, limited seating

Tickets: (Nelson, Palmerston North, Auckland, Paekakariki)
$30 (Adult) $25 (Senior, concession, groups of 4) $15 (Under 25’s)

Little Andromeda, Level 1/134 Oxford Terrace
June 23 - 26, 7pm
Tickets: $15 – $25
Bookings essential, limited seating.


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