GAMBLE (2022 – 2023) 

All performances with integrated BSL interpretation.

Gamble is a multimedia theatre show about addiction and its effect on families, friendships and communities. It challenges the stereotypes attached to compulsive gamblers through a personal narrative and is informed by interviews with industry experts, health professionals, people in recovery, and their loved ones.

1 hour performance made with support from the Arts Council England and Shoot Festival in partnership with China Plate and Belgrade Theatre.

Currently booking for Autumn 2023
Please contact Dan Nicholas at for tour pack

The Guardian Interview Hannah Walker: ‘Gambling addiction has nothing to do with someone’s character’ Rachel Hall

Past Dates 
28 – 29 April 2022 at Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
19 – 21 May 2022 at Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

Content warning: Gambling (live play, images, sounds) which may be very triggering to people with a gambling addiction or who are in recovery. References to mental health conditions. There will be a post-show discussion (including time for spontaneous questions from the audience) which may include references to other potential triggers including suicide.

North East Helplines:
Gambling with Lives 07732 958 306
Gambling Support North East (funded by Gamble Aware) 0808 278 7902
GamCare 0808 8020 133
NHS Northern Gambling Service 0300 300 1490
NHS National Gambling Helpline 0808 8020 133
Gamblers Anonymous 07771 427 429
GamAnon (for friends and family members)
Smart Recovery 0330 053 6022

Writer & Performer
Hannah Walker

BSL Integrated Interpretor
Faye Alvi 

Rosa Postlethwaite 

Paula Penman

Deaf Consultant
EJ Raymond 

Creative Developer and Digital Artist
Paul Trickett

Lighting Designer and Stage Manager
Craig Spence

Original Music
Jamie Cook

Amy Golding

Chris Bishop (lead image)
Luke Waddington (production images)

Age guidance: 14+