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Drip

1-3 November, 9-10 November 2017
Book and Lyrics by Tom Wells
Music by Matthew Robins
Directed by Jane Fallowfield
Performed by Andrew Reed

SCRIPT CLUB PRESENTS

A NEW ONE-MAN MUSICAL COMEDY

Liam is 15. He can’t swim. But he’s an optimist, so he’s just signed up for Bev Road Baths’ first ever synchronised swimming team.

Supported by Hull City Council and Hull UK City of Culture and in partnership with Boundless Theatre.

#DripThePlay

“Tom Wells is a hugely engaging writer but what makes him so special is his gift of making the small change of everyday lives shine so brightly.”

***** The Telegraph

(on Jumpers for Goalposts)

 

Venues and Dates

1 November
Sirius Academy West

2 November
Kingswood Academy

3 November
Archbishop Sentamu Academy

Box office: 01482 30 2017

Start Time 7:30pm

Price

£2.50 Concessions
£5 Full price

– – –

9 – 10 November
Hull Truck Theatre
8pm

Price

£10.50 Concessions
£12.50 Full price
Pay what you can: Thursday 9 November

Cast

Andrew Reed Actor

Andrew trained with The Customs House, South Shields and the Theatre Royal Newcastle.
Credits include: The Fifteen Streets (The Customs House, South Shields); Scrapbook (Live Theatre, Newcastle); Broken Biscuits (Live Theatre/Paines Plough and UK tour).

Creatives

Tom Wells Writer

Tom is from Kilnsea, East Yorkshire.

Plays include: Me, As A Penguin; The Kitchen Sink (which won the Critics Circle Award for Most Promising Playwright and the George Devine Award); Jumpers For Goalposts; Cosmic; Folk; and Broken Biscuits. Tom has also written Ben & Lump (Channel 4); Jonesy (BBC Radio 4); and pantos for Middle Child, Hull and the Lyric, Hammersmith. He is currently under commission to the Royal Court and the National Theatre.

Jane Fallowfield Director

Jane Fallowfield has directed new plays including ‘Germ Free Adolescent’ by Natalie Mitchell (young audiences in Medway), ‘Bird’ by Laura Lomas (Derby Theatre, Hackney Showroom and on tour), ‘Fingertips’ by Suhayla El Bushra (Clean Break), ‘Cosmic’ and ‘Spacewang’ by Tom Wells (Hull Truck), ‘The Only Way is Chelsea’s’ by Frazer Flintham (York Theatre Royal and Soho Theatre) and ‘Lagan’ by Stacey Gregg (Ovalhouse). She is the Literary Associate at Talawa Theatre Company. Previously, Jane was Director on Attachment at Clean Break, Director on Attachment at Birmingham Rep (John Fernald Award) and Senior Reader at Paines Plough.  Jane is a mentor for Graeae Theatre Company and she has been on the script panel for the George Devine Award panel, BBC Writersroom and Channel 4 Screenwriting Course.

Matthew Robins Composer

Matthew is a multi-disciplinary artist from the West Country. His work includes animation, puppetry, short films, sculpture, and music, and he regularly tours with his band, performing stories about animals, death, monsters, the ocean, and love.

As a film-maker Matthew has recently made stop-motion music videos for Passenger, Sivu, and Led Bib, as well as animations for the Barbican, Opera North, Dumbworld (Peter, Lily and the Nose, winner of the audience choice award at the Capital Irish Film Festival), Tori Amos (The Light Princess at the National Theatre) and Phil Collins (Tomorrow is Always Too Long, for the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games).

Matthew’s recent work for theatre includes writing and performing Flyboy is alone again this Christmas, and Lullaby – both for the Barbican, and designing and making puppets for Something Very Far Away for the Unicorn Theatre, A Most Peculiar Wintry Thing for the Ark in Dublin, and Laila – a new musical at Watford Palace Theatre.

Matthew recently directed and designed an adaption of Ted Hughes’ The Iron Man for the Unicorn Theatre in Southwark and a collection of Matthew’s animations, songs and mechanical puppet installations is on permanent display at the Science Museum in London in the Information Age gallery.

Drip is Matthew’s second song-writing collaboration with Tom Wells, they previously worked together on Tom’s play Broken Biscuits in 2016.

You can visit sadlucy.com

Ideas

Meet the Playwright: Tom Wells
12 September 2017

What is the play you are writing for Script Club in partnership with Boundless Theatre? Drip is a musical comedy about two fifteen-year old friends – Caz, who sets up…

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Meet the Playwright: Tom Wells on #DripThePlay, a new musical about synchronised swimming and being 15 & gay in Hull https://t.co/isKQmdmION

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