Selling Shoes in Southend

A budget hotel receptionist, or a purveyor of second chances? Having been stuck in life’s slow lane for too long, travelling salesman Jake just wants to lay down his head for the night, but at this unusual hotel the journey is only just beginning.

Selling Shoes in Southend is a new play by Clare Shaw made as part of the Essex Book Festival’s Making Waves project.

Performed by Owen Findlay (Jake) and Natasha Rickman (Sue)

Directed by Gari Jones

This play has been produced by Frequency Theatre in partnership with the Essex Book Festival as part of the ‘Making Waves’ project. We gratefully acknowledge the support of Essex County Council, the University of Essex, and Arts Council England.