‘If you plant a seed, and treat it like the dirt it’s surrounded by, it’ll grow ugly, like me…’
Carrying the weight of the world in his J.D sports bag, a working class lad trades his bag-head mates for a one-way ticket out of Salford.
Combining quick-witted spoken word with original songs, Gill’s explosive drama takes us on a poetic journey against the backdrop of Ladbrokes, broke lads and shit dads.
Following its sell-out run at the Edinburgh Festival 2016, critically acclaimed Growing Pains returns to tour the UK.
‘Tom has mastered the art of rhyme with delirious dexterity’ ★★★★★ Broadway Baby
‘Incredibly accomplished… a breath of fresh air’★★★★ The Scotsman
‘Ambitious and vivid’ ★★★★ The Stage
Commissioned by Battersea Arts Centre. Directed by Matthew Landers.
UNRESERVED CABARET SEATING // KOMEDIA STUDIO // 14+
SEATS IN OUR STUDIO WILL BE ALLOCATED TOGETHER ON A FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS FOR GROUPS OF SIX OR MORE. PLEASE NOTE FOR ALL SHOWS IN THE STUDIO WE WILL DO OUR BEST TO ACCOMMODATE LARGE GROUPS (10+). BUT THERE MAY BE SEATING RESTRICTIONS DUE TO THE SIZE OF THE ROOM.