Words I've Said (Work in progress) (17 August - 18 August)

Words I've Said (Work in progress)

17 August - 18 August


Written by Asa Haynes and Jesse Bateson

Performed by Jesse Bateson

Date: 17th & 18th August

Time: 5pm & 7pm (2 shows a day)

Age guideline: 15+

Ticket price: Bubble Bench £25 (Seats up to two adults)

Jordan's Dad died when he was 18. Today Jordan is 18. She's never met him. She opens a letter addressed to her from him. She reads it. She tries to picture what he looks like, how he sounds what a hug from him feels like...

Words I've Said forms part of Iris Theatre's Summer festival. As theatre begins to emerge after the difficulties of COVID-19, Iris Theatre reaffirms its commitment to support artists across disciplines to create and showcase work in the heart of London's theatreland. Iris returns with a festival of new work in the beautiful grounds of St Paul's Church, Covent Garden.

Asa Haynes - Writer is an actor and playwright from South London who trained at The BRIT School and Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. He wrote and performed in I... as apart of the Maiden Speech Festival at the Tristan Bates Theatre in November 2019. Most recently he wrote Racism; an unfocused theatre essay of some sort, which has a series of rehearsed reading at the Vault Festival 2020.

Jesse Bateson - Writer/Performer is an actor from South London who trained at The BRIT School, Rose Bruford and with National Youth Theatre. She's appeared in 'The Fall' by James Fritz at the Southwark Playhouse, 'The Suppliant Women' at The Young Vic, 'The Host' at The Yard and most recently in '00' at Pleasance, Edinburgh Fringe Festival.


Please be aware that social distancing will be in place during this performance. You can also find all the details of our safety measures here in a risk assessment. In brief, here are some of the measures we have taken in accordance with government advice.

- Entrance to the grounds will be via the Bedford St gates only.

- All reservations are per Bubble Bench rather than individual tickets. Each Bubble Bench can accommodate up to two adults.

- Benches in the performance space will be separated by two meters

- Where possible, social distancing to be maintained when in queues.

- You will be kindly asked for your temperature to be checked through an infrared thermometer as you arrive to pick up your ticket. If you are over the recommended temperature, or showing Covid symptoms, then you may be asked to leave, with a full refund or ticket voucher offered.

- You have been asked for your details when you purchase your tickets, this is in line with government guidelines to collect data if there is a need to contact people. Upon arrival you may be asked for your personal details, to be kept on record for no more than 21 days.

- To ensure the safety of other audience members and artists, we politely request that you wear a face mask during the event.

- Antibacterial wipes and hand sanitizer will be available throughout the garden.

- A three metre distance will be in place between artists and the first row of audience for performances that include singing.

- There are no toilets on site and we have a no re-admittance policy. The gates will

The running time will be 45 minutes with no interval. There will be an outdoor bar open before the show. This show is for 15+


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  • 17 August - 18 August
    Monday 17 August 5:00pm
    Monday 17 August 7:00pm
    Tuesday 18 August 5:00pm
    Tuesday 18 August 7:00pm

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