Rosy Carrick

Passionate Machine

+ James Burt

March 17, 2019

Main House: Seated

Remember PE Kit. Cancel free trial. Call mum… everyone writes instructions to their future selves - but what if the future starts writing back?

Rosy Carrick has to build a time machine - because her future self has already done so and is now stuck 100 years in the past. Given that her knowledge of quantum physics is limited to the works of Arnold Schwarzenegger, Rosy must summon the help of science’s greatest minds if she is to rewrite history and save herself…

Darting playfully between multiple narratives, this complex and emotional performance explores the realities of time travel and self-determination - taking in Bowie, motherhood and some most heinous hangovers along the way. Winner of Brighton Fringe’s Best New Play Award 2018 and The Infallibles Award for Theatrical Excellence, Passionate Machine is a hilarious and searingly honest story about obsession, salvation and finding yourself - literally.

★★★★★ - “A truly fascinating and empowering piece”
Broadway World


Support for this show comes from James Burt
James is a short story-writer and performer who lives in Brighton. He has given talks on subjects ranging from the History of the Vindaloo to Escaping from WW2 POW Camps. He has run the Not for the Faint-Hearted writing workshop for almost a decade. He is currently banned from four National Trust Properties and is awaiting an appeal from a fifth.


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Passionate Machine
Date & Time: Sun 17 Mar, 7.30pm
Tickets: £14 (£10 conc.)
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Age: 12+ (recommended)