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Melissa Johns in a black dress and heels lying on purple bedsheets looking at the camera

Snatched

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Duration: 70 minutes

Snatched is a fast-paced, uplifting one woman show accompanied by a live 90’s/00’s soundtrack.

In 2018, disabled actor, Melissa Johns’ iCloud was hacked and explicit photos of her were released online. A young disabled woman with a history of body dysmorphia comes to terms with her body becoming public property.

This humorous and revealing show displays no remorse in championing female sexuality, fighting body shaming and the taboo of sex and disability. Snatched is a fast-paced, uplifting one woman show accompanied by a live 90’s/00’s soundtrack.

“Exhilaratingly Honest”Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Age recommendation 14+

Born in Hereford and raised in Ledbury, Melissa’s credits include – Hannah Taylor in BBC’s LIFE, Miss Scott in ITV’s Granchester, Imogen Pascoe in Coronation Street and 2021’s line up of Celebrity Masterchef. Melissa made her West End debut earlier this year in Henry V at Donmar Warehouse alongside Kit Harrington. Snatched comes to Hereford as part of its first national tour.

Written & Performed by Melissa Johns
Co-Devised and Directed by Lily Levin.
Live Soundtrack by Imogen Halsey
Design by Sophie Simensky
Lighting by Katrin Padel
Sound by Fergus Waldron
Stage Manager Kate Galbraith
Produced by Anthony Kosky
PR Aeron James
Supported by Arts Council England and The Lowry

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★★★★★ Speaks to anyone who has ever been made to feel ashamed of who they are.
Quays Life
If you see any piece of theatre this year, make sure it is Melissa Johns’ Snatched
Upstaged Manchester
★★★★★ I challenge anyone to go and see this production and not come away changed
North West End UK
★★★★★ Snatched is one of the bravest, boldest and inspirational shows you'll ever see!
Manchester Theatres
★★★★ Searingly honest, witty and entertaining piece
The Stage
★★★★ Hilarious takedown of body shaming and disablism
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