Drip

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A one-man musical comedy by award-winning duo Tom Wells (words) and Matthew Robins (music).

Credits:

Script Club & Boundless Theatre present
A new one-man musical comedy
Directed by Jane Fallowfield
Words by Tom Wells
Music by Matthew Robins

Key Cast:

Josh Tucker

Price: From £10

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14 May
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A one-man musical comedy by award-winning duo Tom Wells (words) and Matthew Robins (music).

Liam is 15 and he’s just signed up for Bev Road Baths’ first ever synchronised swimming team. It’s for his best mate Caz, really. She needs to get a team together to win the annual Project Prize at school. She tries every year. She always loses. But Liam’s an optimist: he’s determined to help.

There’s just one problem. Liam can’t swim.


'Tom Wells’s writing finds the beauty in the ordinary, and embraces the slight letdown of each day'
The Guardian

'the play speaks to the kids who don’t get invited to the cool parties, the ones for whom seeing gay characters without a bully in tow is a rarity. In its understated awkwardness, Drip finds moments to glow'
The Guardian

★★★★★
‘full of joy, sorrow and unshielded honesty’
Broadway World

'This is a show with bags of charm… carrying the audience away on a tide of affection' 
British Theatre

'Heartwarming comedy about swimming against the tide'
The Guardian

'Tom Wells is master of the adorable. There’s a lovely gentle, huggable quality to his plays' 
The Stage

trailer
dates

Tuesday 14 May 2019, 7.45pm

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