Backstage in Biscuit Land

Venue: South Street (Directions)

Sat 9 Apr, 20:00


Jess Thom has Tourettes, a condition that makes her say 'biscuit' 16,000 times a day. Her unusual neurology gives her a unique perspective on life; one she's about to unleash on the world. 

This two-woman show weaves comedy, puppetry, singing, and incredible tics to explore spontaneity, creativity, disability, and things you never knew would make you laugh. Geranium bashing may or may not feature - no two shows can ever be the same. 
Jess is neurologically incapable of staying on script, and that's when the fun begins. 
‘Delightful’ Stephen Fry
‘Extraordinarily entertaining’ The Guardian
‘Poignant and vibrantly instructing [about] the healing power of art and the right of everyone to access it without fear’ Scotsman
Total Theatre Award Winner 2014
Supported by Unlimited, Graeae & Battersea Arts Centre. This tour is presented by house.

Ticket information

Tickets £12, £9.50 concessions

Venue info

South Street

21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU

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Contact: 0118 937 3456 (administration) or 0118 960 6060 (Box Office)

Box office is open at South Street Arts Centre on performance days one hour before the show (subject to availability)

Phone lines open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm