The Shadow of a Boy
A moving and original story about a small boy's life in rural Wales and his friend from Outer Space, from the writer of Crazy Gary's Mobile Disco
and Ghost City
. Set in the early 1980s, sci-fi fanatic Luke is about to start at the big comp. Taunted by his friend Katie, who warns him of the bullying he'll suffer at the comp, Luke finds refuge in his alter-ego, Shadow. Looked after by his Nanna from an early age after the death of his parents, Luke's subconscious invents Shadow, sent from outer space to report back to the Star Council on whether Earth is fit to join the 'Galactic League of Civilisations'.
Archive :: production:T832560574, play:S942055377, venue:V374
On EarthOn Earth
- The scheduled destruction of Earth alarms 11-year-old Luke almost as much as starting at the comp. A moving and original study of a boy and his friend from outer space, from the author of Crazy Gary's Mobile Disco
. Supported by Peter Wolff Theatre Trust Lyttelton Loft. Transformation: A five month season presenting thirteen world premieres in two theatres - one transformed and one entirely new.