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Drip

Drip

By Tom Wells
By (composer) Matthew Robins
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback : 9781848428096, 72 pages, December 2018

Description

Liam is fifteen 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…

A one-man musical comedy by award-winning duo Tom Wells and Matthew Robins, Drip was first seen as part of the Back to Ours programme for Hull UK City of Culture 2017. The play subsequently toured the UK in 2018, including runs at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Bush Theatre, London, in a production by Boundless Theatre and Script Club.

This edition includes Matthew Robins' original sheet music.

Reviews

"There's charm by the bucketload. .. as cockle-warming as they come. " —WhatsOnStage

"Matthew Robins' music and Wells' lyrics feel like Victoria Wood for a new generation. " —The Stage

"Full of warm, generous humour and wry observation… it will leave you with a warmed heart and a spring in your step. " —Exeunt Magazine

"An unalloyed delight. .. genuinely sweet and fun to watch. " —The Times

A really sweet show. .. enchants its audience. .. Tom Wells' script is beautifully written. .. full of joy, sorrow and unshielded honesty. It's a refreshing watch. " —Broadway World