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Based on a true story, Enough of Him explores the life of Joseph Knight, an African man enslaved by plantation owner Sir John Wedderburn and brought to Scotland to serve in his Perthshire mansion.

Highly favoured by Wedderburn and yet still enslaved, Knight balances on the knife edge between obligation and a soul-deep yearning for freedom. He forges a bond with Annie, a young Scottish servant working in the household, and the two of them fall in love.

But the walls of Ballindean do not keep secrets — their affair unsettles Lady Wedderburn, whose bitter loneliness is only deepened by the close bond her husband has with Knight. Joseph will endure bondage no longer. What happens when Joseph’s dreams clash with those of the man who owns him? What becomes of us all when past brutalities bleed into our present realities?

Written by Glasgow-based writer May Sumbwanyambe, this compelling domestic drama is a thrilling exploration of power and its attendant tensions: between those who are enslaved and those who are free, servants and masters, husbands and wives.

Following a critically acclaimed and award-winning Scottish tour in 2022, Enough of Him returns to stages across the country in Autumn 2024.

Age Guidance 15+

A National Theatre of Scotland and Pitlochry Festival Theatre co-production

Evenings: £30, £28, £25, £16; Disabled/Unwaged/Students/Young Scot Cardholders/ Under 26s £23, £21, £18, £16 (inc £2.50 booking fee per ticket)
Matinees: £28, £27, £22, £16; Disabled/Unwaged/Students/Young Scot Cardholders/Under 26s £21, £19, £17, £16 (inc £2.50 booking fee per ticket)

Charcuterie Boxes

Make your visit extra special by ordering a Charcuterie Box to enjoy before the performance.

Charcuterie Box (sharing for 2 or more) - £29

Oat cakes, selection of charcuterie - chorizo, prosciutto, salami and kielbasa sausage, selection of cheeses - Wookey Hole cheddar, Red Devil and Brie de Meaux, served with fruit, olives and caramelised onion chutney.

Select your Charcuterie Boxes during the checkout process, or reserve them at any point up to 12:00 on the day before your performance by calling our Box Office on 01738 621031. When you book your Box, we will reserve a table for you in the Perth Theatre Café for an hour before your performance starts.

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For any dietary requirements or allergens please call our Box Office on 01738 621031.

Perth Theatre Season Subscription

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The Perth Theatre Season Subscription is the savviest way to see the theatre you love, at the best price.

Pick and mix from this season’s tempting selection of shows and pay less the more you see!

Take advantage and save when booking:

Shock Horror
Wed 4 - Sat 7 Sep

Love Beyond
Fri 20 + Sat 21 Sep

Dial M For Mayhem
Tue 24 - Sat 28 Sep

There's a Place
Thu 17 Oct - Sat 2 Nov

Enough of Him
Thu 7 - Sat 9 Nov

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*15% and 25% discount applies to full ticket cost including booking fees and will be automatically calculated in your shopping basket. The discount only applies if purchased within one sale. You can spread the cost of your subscription over 3 months at no extra cost. Tickets are non-refundable.

Enhance your enjoyment with our Enough of Him Theatre Talk with Gail Wylie on Friday 8 November. Free to subscribers and just £2 for non-subscribers.

Performances available in:
BSL Audio Described Captioned
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Enough of Him Book now
Thu 7 Nov 2024: 19:30
Perth Theatre, Scotland
Performances available in:
BSL Captioned
Enough of Him Book now
Fri 8 Nov 2024: 19:30
Perth Theatre, Scotland
Enough of Him Book now
Sat 9 Nov 2024: 14:30
Perth Theatre, Scotland
Performances available in:
Audio Described
Enough of Him Book now
Sat 9 Nov 2024: 19:30
Perth Theatre, Scotland