“If you plant a seed, and treat it like the dirt it’s surrounded by, it’ll grow ugly, like me…”
An explosive twist on the conventional coming of age story.
Carrying the weight of the world in his J.D Sports bag, a working class lad trades his stoner mates and council estate for a one way ticket to the capital. But he'll need more than a young persons railcard for the journey he's about to embark on...
Combining spoken word with original songs, this 'ambitious and vivid' (The Stage) solo show is a poetic ride from heartache to redemption, against the backdrop of Ladbrokes, broke lads, and shit dads.
Winner of the IdeasTap Innovators Award and commissioned by Battersea Arts Centre.
Directed by Matthew Landers
Music/Sound production by Ewan Phillips
Ages 14+ with strong language