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Somebody I Used to Know is a 20 min, one-on-one experience exploring friendship through the digital age. A personal and interactive experience exploring technology’s influence on how we connect with the people we care about. A chance to remember those we have almost forgotten.

Creator and Performer Claire Gaydon

Director Katharine Armitage

Producer Will Bourdillon

Photographer Harrie Hayes

Commissioned by Lincoln Performing Arts Centre. Somebody I Used to Know toured UK Theatres 2013-2015.

PRESS Small can be very beautiful

Lyn Gardner

The experience was beautiful, clever, funny and unexpectedly moving.

Simon Hollingworth (Lincoln Drill Hall)

Intimate, thought-provoking and down-to-earth… a unique experience and a definite must-see

​★★★★ A Younger Theatre


Insightful, poignant, not to be missed

​★★★★★ Three Weeks 


Gaydon crafted moments of humour, tenderness, and sadness with alacrity.

Beautiful and relatable… Something very special

★★★★ Broadway Baby 


Thought provoking. An excellent concept

Edinburgh Spotlight


Asks how much we can ever really understand another person and tests the links we forge between one another


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