Play performed on the following days in August 2013...
Entering an over-10s swimming gala at the age of 30, to defeat 11-year-old nemesis Veronica Barr, a signalman swims for his life. A tender story of love, loneliness and verruca socks. Idiot Child tells playful, peculiar tales of beautiful failure. Somewhere between stand-up and theatre, the company combine movement, film, and simple, engaging storytelling, always keeping the audience firmly at its heart. Developed through Bristol Old Vic Ferment. 'Wonderfully unique and beautifully heartbreaking' (TotalTheatre.org.uk). 'Tender and hilarious' **** (ExeuntMagazine.com). 'Laugh out loud funny but also shockingly sad' **** (Guardian on You're Not Doing It Right).