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I Think We Are Alone

I Think We Are Alone

By Sally Abbott
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback : 9781848429345, 96 pages, February 2020


From those electric moments of discovery and connection to the dark hours of isolation, we all seek community and resolution. But sometimes the things that connect us are the very things we need to escape.

Sally Abbott's I Think We Are Alone is a delicate and uplifting play about fragility, resilience and our need for love and forgiveness.

The play was commissioned by Frantic Assembly as part of their twenty-fifth anniversary and premiered on a UK tour in 2020 as a co-production with Theatre Royal Plymouth and Curve, Leicester. The original production was co-directed by Kathy Burke and Frantic Assembly's Artistic Director Scott Graham.


"A sentimental tribute to the good people of London... sweetly sincere."

- Time Out

"Impactful and meticulously written."

- A Younger Theatre

"Intelligent, poignant, funny and ultimately uplifting."

- Wirral Globe

"A tender sweep of a show, I Think We Are Alone swells with the simple, difficult, important desire for connection."

- Guardian

"Sally Abbott's new play... comes straight from the heart... a paean to the human need to connect."

- The Stage