We went to the West Yorkshire Playhouse to see the third of the plays that we’re seeing on the big deal. It was Non Contact Time, a play written by a primary teacher about life in a primary school. It had some very funny, well observed moments, such as a chorus of “Pens down. 5 4 3 2 1. Let’s see who’s ready. Well done, well done, well done. Who’s letting us down?” Lots of laughter of recognition from an audience that must have been mostly teachers! The story, particularly at the end seemed over dramatic and tacked on.
The play was only 90 minutes long, so we were home nice and early. Jean had been babysitting, and only John was home. Rose was out at a sleep over and Toby is away for the weekend on his D of E expedition training.