In 1979, Ellen Ripley experiences a life-threatening betrayal when she exposes the true mission of her spaceship, the Nostromo. In 2018, Kaitlin Tinker experiences birth in a public hospital. On their lonely journeys to retrieve an extra-terrestrial parasitic being, both learn they are expendable. Join award-winning ex-showgirl Tinker as she assumes the form of the world’s most-loved science fiction action heroine in her playwright debut. EARTHSIDE is a confessional odyssey that explores the far reaches of step-parenting, sequins, c-sections and all the things that eat us inside out. Intergalactic adventure meets radical truth-telling in this darkly funny and brutally honest play boldly going where literally millions of humans have gone before. So get on-board and strap in – we’ve made room for you on the spaceship. It’s time to bring this baby earthside. 21 April – 7 May 2022.