Sam runs a daily talk show from his basement bedroom.
Upstairs his Dad and Grandad barely speak, but keep in touch through a baby monitor. With the return of Sam’s wayward uncle can this peculiar form of domestic harmony stay uninterrupted?
A black comedy about talking and transmission.
Alistair McDowall grew up in the North East of England. He was a member of the Young Writers Programme and his play Brilliant Adventures was performed as a reading as part of the Young Writers festival in 2012, and was produced at Manchester Royal Exchange. His other credits include Captain Amazing (Live Theatre Newcastle).
Age Guidance 14+
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