Lobster & VantasticT1363513683
Vantastic Meet Pam, she has a beloved Collie-cross called Shaggy. Shaggy is incontinent. Shaggy is dead. Meet Peter, Pam’s husband - he has a heart condition and erectile dysfunction. Meet their daughter, Scratchit - she is enormous, and going through the early menopause. Meet Scratchit’s gay best friend, Doddie - he is depressed and shoplifts buckets and spades. They are all on holiday together, in two Caravans. Stuck. A mysterious young man arrives and changes all their lives forever. Come and see Vantastic challenging what it means to live in confined spaces. Lobster - Meet Chatty, she is old. She lives with her Grandson Tobias in a nuclear bunker. Tobias has never been allowed out. Tobias has two pet lobsters that he loves. Tobias wanted a friend. Chatty found him one. The boy with no name. He has been locked in a nuclear bunker with them for five years. Tobias has dreams of drag queens, little people and the Seven Wonders of the World. Chatty likes to be punched. She is black and blue. Today is Tobias’ birthday. They are all waiting for the end of the world. Come and see Lobster challenging what it means to live in confined spaces.
Archive :: production:T1363513683, play:S01179112486, venue:V239
Production detailsUK premiere of two new short plays by Russell Barr, full of his unique brand of surreal dark humour, challenging what it means to live in confined spaces.
- 1 Dec 09 Sign Interpreted
- 3 Dec 09 Audio Described