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Gypsy Rose is imprisoned in a world of fantasy, invalided and infantilised by her mother Dee Dee. Until her online Prince Charming offers a way out…

“Directed by Colin Watkeys and written and performed by Caroline Burns Cooke, Proxy is a one-woman show based on a true story that tells of a mother and daughter struggling to survive in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Dee Dee is an ex-beauty queen whose daughter Gypsy suffers from all manner of ailments. They are regular benefactors of charities, including the Ronald McDonald charity and Disney's Make A Wish Foundation. But the reality is that the worst thing afflicting Gypsy is her mother, and as the nature of the parent-daughter relationship is uncoiled, Proxy leads the audience unflinchingly towards the darkest of conclusions. “

The List about Proxy at Edinburg Festival 2018
 

“Proxy is a masterpiece of performance, a triumph of layered character building. Disturbing yet enthralling solo show.”

—Fringe Guru

 “Caroline Burns Cooke's performance is astonishing.”

—Broadway Baby
 

Colin Watkeys is the founder and director of the Face to Face Festival of Solo Theatre in Great Britain.

Director
Colin Watkeys
Production
Face to Face, in association with Arcola theatre London
Wednesday 12 June 2019
20:00 | Banannefabrik