I Love You, Mum - I Promise I Won’t Die

I Love You, Mum - I Promise I Won’t Die

Cast Second Space (unallocated)

Tue 06 June


An Octopus Dream Theatre Company production in association with York Theatre Royal with writing by Mark Wheeller.  

Good boys like Dan don’t die, do they? 


Dan is cool, clever and smart. A talented, creative “lovely boy” with a passion for helping others who’s always on the side of the underdog. Everyone loves Dan, and at 16 he has plans, plenty of them - though losing his life isn’t one of them. 


I Love You, Mum – I Promise I Won’t Die is the story of Dan, a popular South London schoolboy, who tragically died as a result of taking a lethal dose of ecstasy at an illegal rave. This fast-paced, powerful and emotionally-charged play tells the true story of what happened to Dan, the choices he made and the impact on his family and friends – all told in their own words, from tragedy to redemption. 


Don’t miss Mark Wheeller’s beautifully-written play and Octopus Dream’s acclaimed production, touring to theatres across the country for the first time. 


“Beautiful and deeply touching” **** - A Broadway World 

“A touching tribute to a life needlessly lost” **** - A Younger Theatre 

“An impressive, emotive production” - British Theatre Guide 

“Moving and impactful” - Fringe Review 


Details of drug taking, medical and emotional impact, teenage death and its aftermath.


Age recommendation 14+. 

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