Preview: Sea Fret at The Old Red Lion

Sea Fret
Sea Fret

Lucy Carless of Channel 4’s critically acclaimed drama series Humans makes her theatre debut as Ruby in Sea Fret opening at the Old Red Lion on the 28th March. Best known for her portrayal of teenaged Mattie in both series of the hit television programme, Lucy trained at the Nottingham Television Workshop. On being a part of the production.

Rising sea levels are threatening the ground beneath her house but Ruby is wildly distracted. She wants one final blow out before her best mate Lucy leaves for Uni. With the local community in favour of letting nature take its course, Ruby must choose: follow Lucy inland or stay and help her father hold back the tide.

Tallulah Brown’s first play Phantasmagoria won the Audience Choice award as part of the Manchester-In-Fringe-Theatre Awards and later went to the Edinburgh Fringe where it received 5 star reviews and NSDF, Methuen Drama and the Sunday Times shortlisted the play for a transfer to London. Tallulah was part of the Soho Theatre Young Writer’s Company for two years where she wrote There’s a Monster in the Lake that toured with Spoken Mirror Theatre Company.

Then in 2014 she was selected for Channel 4’s 2014 Screenwriting Scheme where she developed a comedy drama called Motherlode which was subsequently optioned by Tiger Aspect. In 2016 Vaults Festival commissioned her to write a play about female bullfighter Conchita Cintron, After the Heat we Battle for the Heart. She is currently working on various different TV projects.

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