Tim catches a glimpse of handsome school mate and captain of the football team, John. Their first kiss is an exciting game. Their 15 years of life together a constant battle against discrimination, separation and temptation, all set against the pivotal events that define the era they live in. But there is an enemy present that no love can conquer.

Holding the Man is a coming-of-age drama about first love and loss. It tells the story of a young man growing up gay in Melbourne, and his fight for human rights and equality against a backdrop of oppression and AIDS. It is written by award winner Tommy Murphy based on Timothy Conigrave’s autobiography.

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Need to Know:

Holding the Man

Brockley Jack Studio Theatre

410 Brockley Road, SE4 2DH

Tuesday 17th January – Saturday 4th February, 7.45pm

Tickets: £15

Nearest Train Station: Honor Oak Park