Elinor Cook,

Lorna and Grace do everything together. They share crisps, cigarettes and crushes. That's what happens when you're best friends forever.

But when Lorna gets a place at University, and Grace gets pregnant, they suddenly find themselves in starkly different worlds. Can anything bridge the gap between them?  

A tale of friendship, love and rivalry over thirty years from award-winning playwright Elinor Cook.

OUT OF LOVE is a finalist for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize 2018.


A Paines Plough, Theatr Clwyd and Orange Tree Theatre production.


“A fiery, tender story of female friendship.”

★★★★ The Guardian

“Runs through you like a knife to the guts… burns even as it warms.”

★★★★ Time Out

“This is theatre at its most intimate, which grips your heart and mind long after the show has finished.”

★★★★★ Three Weeks
27 January - 03 March 2018
Performance time
Various times
Cast & Crew
Assistant Director
Company Stage Manager
Technical Stage Manager
Technical Stage Manager