Directors’ Cuts: How My Light Is Spent A lyrical, aching, joyous comedy
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Directors’ Cuts: How My Light Is Spent

Wardrobe Theatre

Key Information
  • Dates Tue 21 May 2019 - Sat 25 May 2019
  • Location Wardrobe Theatre
  • Evenings

    Tues 21st, Wed 22nd, Thurs 23rd and Fri 24th May 7:30pm

  • Matinee

    Sat 25th May 2:30pm

  • Ticket prices


    Season Ticket: £40*
    *book at the same time for all four shows and save £8

A lyrical, aching, joyous comedy

Directed by Nikhil Vyas
Designed by Robin Davis
Tue 21 – Sat 25 May

Newport, Wales. Jimmy works in a doughnut shop. Kitty works for an adult chat line. Neither has met the other. Until, one day, this changes. Until, one day, Jimmy begins to vanish off the face of the earth. How My Light Is Spent is a lyrical, aching, joyous comedy about the unexpected places where love hides itself.

By arrangement with Nick Hern Books.

Image credit: Robin Davis


The Directors’ Cuts season is a programme of contemporary theatre presented by the four graduating directors from Bristol Old Vic Theatre School and featuring work by acting, design and production students. Now in its thirteenth year and at The Wardrobe Theatre for the third time, the Directors’ Cuts season is firmly established in the Bristol theatre calendar. It has a reputation for showcasing fresh, vibrant and cutting edge theatre work by some of the finest emerging talent in UK theatre. Diverse and highly charged, this is a season of provocative plays which all have an important relevance in today’s society.

“Contemporary drama with extraordinary insightfulness, vivacity and theatrical prowess.”
Jenny Stephens, Artistic Director, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School

Director Nikhil Vyas
Set and Costume Designer Robin Davis
Lighting Designer Charlotte Woolley
Sound Designer Sara Mikulla
Production Manager Jon Sherwood
Stage Manager Atlanta Russell
Deputy Stage Manager Felicity Simmons
Costume Supervisor Katherine Ireland

Headshot of Head of Performance Design
Working relationships made at BOVTS often extend beyond the course, design commission rates are excellent, it’s fantastic to see the graduates embracing successful and rewarding careers as Performance Designers in a professional environment. Angela Davies, Head of Performance Design