If You Love Me This Might Hurt

Dates and Times

Tue 19 – Sat 30 October at 7.15pm

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Ticket information

£12/10 (conc.)

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Presented by Daisy Hale and Matty May

If You Love Me This Might Hurt is an uncomfortable and funny show about rage, suicide and so-called self-care. In his debut solo show Matty explores mental health, what it is to grow up queer and working class around men and the trauma they inflict and the magic of having a brilliant Nan.

This show ain’t gentle babes.

Supported by Arts Council England and Scottee and Friends.

Commissioned and supported by CPT.


This performance contains references to themes of depression and suicide.


The company don’t believe there are any health warnings in this performance.

If you have any other questions or enquiries that are not covered here please do get in touch by emailing [email protected].

About the company

Matty May is a working-class queer artistand full time Barking babe. Unashamedly common as muck,sometimes funny and often anxious. His work is honest, vulnerable and a little uncomfortable. Matty isthe Associate Director of Scottee & Friends and lead artist on ‘The Queer Wall’, ‘Bleeps & Bloops’ and ‘Be& Do’.

Twitter: @thatmattymay @daisthehale | Instagram: @thatmattymay @daisthehale | #thismighthurt

Upcoming Performances

Tue 19 Oct, 2021
7:15 pm
Wed 20 Oct, 2021
7:15 pm
Thu 21 Oct, 2021
7:15 pm
Fri 22 Oct, 2021
7:15 pm
Sat 23 Oct, 2021
7:15 pm
Tue 26 Oct, 2021
7:15 pm
Wed 27 Oct, 2021
7:15 pm
Thu 28 Oct, 2021
7:15 pm
Fri 29 Oct, 2021
7:15 pm
Sat 30 Oct, 2021
7:15 pm