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Remote

A remote control becomes Nathan’s only companion in his current stop/start world.

The inclusive ensemble of creatives at Options Theatre Company reflect on finding hope in this uncertain time.

Directed by Stuart Smith – Artistic Director

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Music by Peter Gabriel, ‘‘Don’t Give Up’ 1986.

♪ Though I saw it all around ♪

♪ Never thought that I could be affected ♪

♪ I thought that we’d be the last to go ♪

♪ It is so strange the way things turn ♪

♪ Drove the night towards my home ♪

♪ The place where I was born, on the lakeside ♪

♪ As daylight broke, I saw the earth ♪

♪ The trees had burned down to the ground ♪

♪ Don’t give up ♪

♪ You still have us ♪

♪ Don’t give up ♪

♪ We don’t need much of anything ♪

♪ Don’t give up ♪

♪ ’Cause somewhere there’s a place ♪

♪ Where we belong ♪

♪ Rest your head ♪

♪  You worry too much ♪

♪ It’s going to be all right ♪

♪ When times get rough ♪

♪ You can fall back on us ♪

♪ Don’t give up ♪

♪ Please don’t give up ♪

♪ Got to walk out of here ♪

♪ ’Cause I can’t take it anymore ♪

♪ Got to stand on that bridge ♪

♪ Keep my eyes down below ♪

♪ Whatever may come ♪

♪ And whatever may go ♪

♪ That river’s flowing ♪

♪ That river’s flow … ♪

Directed by Stuart Smith

Featuring Nathan Parker

‘Don’t Give Up’ written by Peter Gabriel

Performed by Andrew Sampford and Amy Vee

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