Toast vividly recreates Nigel Slater’s childhood through the tastes and smells he shares with his mother, culminating in the young Nigel’s escape to London. From making the perfect sherry trifle, through the playground politics of sweets, the rigid rules of restaurant dining, and a domestic war over cakes, this is a moving and evocative tale of love, loss and...toast.
At various points during Nigel Slater’s Toast audience members will be invited to try tastes from Nigel’s childhood. Please note that food items may contain the following:
A full ingredient lists can be found here. For more information, please speak to a member of staff upon your arrival to the theatre.
Duration: 2 hours 10mins with interval
Captioned performances are excellent for people who are deaf, deafened and hard of hearing. In these performances, the text of the performance is displayed above and to the side of the stage. They may also be of interest for those whose first language isn’t English and for anyone who finds it helpful to follow the text during a show.
Please note the handing out of food products takes place during this show and some items contain nuts. If you have any food allergies please call and notify our Ticket Office when booking.
Writer Henry Filloux-Bennett
Director and Choreographer Jonnie Riordan
Designer Libby Watson
Food Director James Thompson
Sound Designer and Composer Alexandra Faye Braithwaite
Lighting Designer Zoe Spurr
Age guideline 12+