Camden, London

21, 23 & 24 February 2018


21 & 23–7.30pm (plus 2.30pm Friday), 24–8.30pm Saturday


New Diorama Theatre, 15–16 Triton Street, Regent's Place, London, NW1 3BF
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£12 (£10 concessions)

A new play exploring the moral complexities of assisted dying

We want this story to serve as a springboard toward a debate… in the long term we would hope for this debate to lead to a rethink of what these laws are and who they represent. This is not about preaching to the converted or finding a consensus.

Vicky, SilverSage founder member

The compelling and thought-provoking story of a woman drawn into assisting the suicide of an elderly lady she cared for – leading to her being tried for murder. Based on true events in Camden in the 1980s, this story of a woman’s journey and the promise she made has been pieced together from meticulous background research.

A difficult and controversial subject, touching on universal topics: collusion, helplessness and isolation – important locally, but also socially and politically, the story serves as a springboard toward a debate.

When: Wednesday 21 & Friday 23 February 2018

Times: 7.30pm (2.30pm matinee on Friday). 
Where: New Diorama Theatre, 15–16 Triton Street, Regent's Place, London, NW1 3BF
Tickets: £12 (£10 concs), book online or call the Box Office on 0207 383 9034
Extra events: There will be a Q&A after the Friday evening performance.

PLEASE NOTE The Promise is suitable for age 18+, and carries a trigger warning for graphic descriptions of suicide and assisted death.

Part of Spare Tyre's Invisible Women Festival

The Promise trailer
Isaac Ngugi
Rajha Shakiry
Writer / Performer
Sieska Cowdrey
Writer / Performer
Vicky Lee
Writer / Performer
Linda Long
Writer / Performer
Cordelia Mayfield
Writer / Performer
Rick Perrins
Conceived and written by
The SilverSage Company
Produced by
Spare Tyre