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A HAUNTED EXISTENCE
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DATE
Sat, 23 Nov 2019
TIME
7.30pm
VENUE
The Pound
PRICE
Standard: £12.00
Concessions: £10.00
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Tom Marshman blends creative technology, music and projection as he retraces the forgotten true story of a young local man arrested for gross indecency.

In the early 1950s, 17 year old Geoffrey Patrick Williamson was on the Exeter to Bristol train when he got into a conversation with another man, also travelling in his train compartment, who accused Geoffrey of making ‘improper approaches’.

The other man was a Railway Officer in plain clothes. Geoffrey was arrested at the next stop, Taunton. When questioned, Williamson revealed the names of men he had had sex with, so beginning a domino effect of arrests, prison sentences, aversion therapy and suicide.

A Haunted Existence weaves together history and hearsay to highlight turmoil, stigma and heartbreak and tell the story of Britain’s very recent, shameful past.

Running Time: 1hr (no interval)
Age recommendation: 15+

Watch the trailer for A HAUNTED EXISTENCE here

www.tommarshman.com | @TommyMarshman

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