From 1 – 10 November, as part of Back to Ours festival for the Hull UK City of Culture Boundless Theatre are proud to partner with Script Club to present Drip, a one man musical comedy about a 15-year old boy who signs up to Hull’s first ever synchronised swimming team, though he can’t swim. It tells a story of pride, friendship, and being a queer teenager in Hull. Drip is performed by Andrew Reed, directed by Jane Fallowfield and the book and lyrics is by Tom Wells and music by Matthew Robins. Drip is a Script Club production, supported by Hull City Council and Hull UK City of Culture and in partnership with Boundless Theatre.
Drip was created with and for young people in Hull, through the Script Club project. A playwright works in their local community to write a new play. The first Script Club play was ‘Cosmic’ by Tom Wells (Hull and East Riding); the second was ‘Germ Free Adolescent’ by Natalie Mitchell (Medway). ‘Drip’ will be the third Script Club production and the first musical, by writer Tom Wells and musician Matthew Robins.
Drip will tour across the city of Hull, as part of Hull 2017’s Back to Ours programme – which takes high quality new work to unexpected spaces at the heart of local communities, at Hull Truck Theatre, and in additional pop up performances in venues beyond Hull.
The production is funded by Arts Council England, Hull City Council and Hull City of Culture.