Caroline Horton & Co and China Plate present

All of Me

the possibility of future splendour

A show about death and depression…sorry about that.

#AllofMe

Run time: Approx 70 minutes

Age: 14+

Content warnings: Contains themes of depression and suicide.

A woman looks directly to camera, within a background of pink and lilac hues and ink blotches. She is wearing a glittery jacket.

The Independent

5 stars

The Guardian

4 stars

Time Out

4 stars

"Theatrically alive at every moment... raw, honest and elemental"

The Independent

A woman kneeling on the floor, with a microphone to her mouth looking up to the audience.

All of Me
(the possibility of future splendour)

Written by Caroline Horton
Directed by Alex Swift

“Hello – I thought I’d introduce myself properly – As is polite.”

Written and performed by Olivier Award nominee Caroline Horton – an intimate and absurd exploration of wanting to live, wanting to die and what can happen if we sit together with the dark.

Grudgingly hopeful, occasionally funny, Caroline reunites with director Alex Swift (Mess) to bring you an unapologetically dark show about dark things.

“It’s messy… it’s beautiful”The Guardian

“Phenomenal”Time Out

Winner of the Mental Health Fringe Award 2019
The Stage Edinburgh Award 2019 recipient
Lustrum Award 2019 recipient

Commissioned by Cambridge Junction, The Yard Theatre, Harlow Playhouse, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Theatre Iolo, ARC Stockton Arts Centre, The Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton, Camden People’s Theatre and Folkestone Quarterhouse.

Supported by UCL Culture, Battersea Arts Centre, the MA Dramatic Writing Lab at Drama Centre London at Central Saint Martins and Midlands Arts Centre.

Created in conversation with Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust, University College London and STOP Suicide.

Supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Photo © Holly Revell

Booking Information

The 2020 All of Me stage show was due to tour in Spring 2020 and has been postponed to 2022 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Do check back for updates on future touring soon.

Recorded in Caroline’s living room during lockdown, All of Me: The Audio is an intimate, absurd exploration of wanting to live, wanting to die and what can happen if we sit together with the dark.

Adapted from the grudgingly hopeful, occasionally funny, multi award-winning stage show, Caroline, director Alex Swift and sound designer Elena Peña bring you a dark audio trip about dark things.

For more information, and to listen to the piece, please visit All of Me: The Audio page.

All of Me: The Twine is an intimate, absurd online exploration for one player of wanting to live, wanting to die and what can happen if we sit together with the dark.

Adapted from the grudgingly hopeful, occasionally funny stage show, this is Caroline and director Alex Swift’s first leap into the world of interactive digital work. In this new Twine version, the player must navigate their own journey through this unapologetically dark show about dark things.

Twine is an online tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories.

For more information, and to play the game, please visit All of Me: The Twine page.

Creative Team

A woman holding a globe and microphone in the dark, the globe lights up her face.

Caroline Horton

An award-winning theatre maker, performer, writer & director; currently touring the UK with All of Me.

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  • Writer and performer | Caroline Horton
  • Director | Alex Swift
  • Associate Director | Lucy Hopkins
  • Designer | Eleanor Field
  • Lighting Designer | Katharine Williams
  • Associate Lighting Designer | Will Monks
  • Sound Designer | Elena Peña
  • Associate Sound Designer | Charlotte Bickley
  • Music created by | James Atherton and Caroline Horton
  • Production Managers | Anthony Osborne and Jules Riley
  • Artist Wellbeing Practitioner | Louise Platt
  • Filmmaker | Kia Noakes & Rachel Bunce
  • Producer | China Plate

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