The Bicycle & the Butcher’s Daughter

15 June 2021 to 17 June 2021
St Peter’s Village Hall, Paekakariki
A new solo play with Helen Moulder, directed by Sue Rider


The Bicycle and the Butcher's DaughterOlivia Paterson runs a big meat exporting company and wants to feed the world. Her daughter is a vegan. Her father wants things to stay as they are. And her sister is not sure what she wants. Only the mysterious Grace seems certain. A family, food & five surprising characters.

‘Funny family drama with genuine heart’ - Nelson Mail
‘Helen Moulder never fails to please...... She holds all the characters in the palm of her hand, flawlessly adapting to each presence’ - Theatreview

'confronting, often hilarious, audacious, always clever'  - Manawatu Guardian 

'a delightfully engaging and entertaining piece' - Theatreview

The Bicycle & the Butcher’s Daughter is written by Helen Moulder & Sue Rider, the collaboration that brought you Playing Miss Havisham, Gloria’s Handbag and Meeting Karpovsky.

A funny and moving account of lives at a crisis point, all embodied by one actress assisted by a few props and the magic of the theatre.

Directed by Sue Rider
With music by Beethoven, recorded by Richard Mapp (piano) and Juliet Ayre (violin)
One hour 15 minutes. No interval. Some strong language. Suitable for 15 years and over.

June 15 – 17, 6.30pm
St Peter’s Village Hall, Paekakariki
Tickets: $30, $25 (Seniors, Groups of 4) $15 (Under 25's)
Bookings essential, limited seating.


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