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Kiln.Secured Review


Tonight is your last chance to catch ‘Secured’, a comedic look into life at a Security Surveillance Office. Performing tonight at AJ’s Coffee House, City Road at 7pm, tickets are only £5.


“Two men staring at a set of CCTV monitors doesn't sound like the most auspicious of settings for a comedy but the opening of Secured belies what is to come. Performed by James Sarson, Aaron Price and the walkie-talkie-fied Melanie Stevens, Unsecured is a bright, funny play with some surprisingly touching elements that really do make you connect with the characters. Packing in a gag-per-minute ratio that would make many comedy scriptwriters envious, Secured contrasts two men attempting to bond across generations and makes for compelling watching. This is a show I truly hope returns to the stage in the near future to give more people a chance to catch it and is a solid turn for debut writer Tobias Weatherburn and director Becca Lidstone. I look forward to seeing what they have planned next.”


“Heartfelt and hilarious, Secured is a playful look into the mundane life of two (apparently) mundane characters. Quality performances from both.”


“Secured is us watching them, watching them, and a window into the life of two men who'd rather be somewhere else. It's comedic, engaging and heartfelt. The writing portrays excitement in a mundane life and the performative chemistry between James and Aaron is intense and honest. Definitely one to watch.”


“Hilarious and heartwarming, and human at its very core. A not to be missed writing debut from Tobias Weatherburn, and beautifully directed by Becca Lidstone.”

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