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The Tiny Problem

Tanya Franks and Paterson Joseph star in this razor-sharp family comedy by Tamsin Oglesby.

Tanya Franks and Paterson Joseph star in this razor-sharp family comedy by Tamsin Oglesby.

El and Jim have the normal mid-life marital issues: drink, work, stress, infidelity.

They also have a 16 year old daughter, Tiny.

Rather than communicate with each other, they concentrate on taking care of Tiny. They argue about her poor behaviour. They end up in family therapy.

Then... they think of another answer to their problem.

Tamsin Oglesby's political fire, sparky dialogue, and deftly funny observation of human weakness and self-deception, have led to a series of theatrical hits, including her dissection of the British education system in 'Future Conditional' for the Old Vic, and her dystopian comedy for the National Theatre imagining government solutions to the ageing population, 'Really Old, Like Forty-Five'.

"... burns with rage, and cackles with black humour." Time Out

"...this magical-satirical portrait of liberal middle-class England delivers an unexpected explosion, like a bomb in a designer bag" Sunday Times

Produced and directed by Jonquil Panting.

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44 minutes

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Credits

Role Contributor
El Tanya Franks
Jim Paterson Joseph
Tiny Pearl Chanda
Official Samuel James
Official Emilio Doorgasingh
Teen Tom Forrister
Director Jonquil Panting
Producer Jonquil Panting
Writer Tamsin Oglesby

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