That Berlin Moment

By Sarah Jane Dickenson

Category: Drama, Women's

Formats available: Paperback, Ebook

Pages: 92

Publication date: 01/04/14

ISBN-13: 9781909954014

ISBN-10: B084C4VFJT

Bold, challenging and compelling That Berlin Moment is a play for four adult characters, two female and two male, which explores how memory is more about the present and the future than the past.

‘Why don’t I feel husband? I look at you and I don’t feel husband, I smell you and I don’t smell husband, I look at you and I -’

A tragic accident has robbed Alex of her memory.  Her attentive husband is eager to fill the gaps for her. But the more he tells her the more she hates who he tells her she is.  Determined not to remember at all costs and with the help of a young doctor with a head full of maverick theories and a very new stethoscope, she agrees to meet the mysterious fellow patient, Stranger.  Together they begin to explore and enjoy the present, but it soon becomes clear that his memories won’t stay forgotten with terrifying consequences for both them and the Doctor.

Sarah Jane Dickenson

Sarah Jane Dickenson is a playwright and Academic. She believes passionately in bringing on the next generation of writers and has mentored and taught many who have become professional writers or involved in the business of creative writing, with some going on to gain national and international Theatre and Drama awards. Memory, adaptation, and autobiography are at the centre of her playwrighting and academic practice however she considers dynamic focused and effective storytelling an imperative. Sarah Jane works extensively in participatory and community settings. Her work is produced in a …