going house to house,
door to door –
knock knocking –
professional doorstep hopping,
hoping that someone might show an interest.
The earth grumbles. Growling. Rising. We're in a field somewhere in London. A peddler boy wakes up, a firework in his hand. How did he get here?
Coast to Coast return to the Maddermarket to present a new production of Harry Melling's remarkable debut play, directed by associate artist Charlie Douglas.
Reviews of the original production:
An accomplished debut and a painfully moving study.’
★★★★ Financial Times
‘A memorable writing debut.’
★★★★ Evening Standard
‘Exciting, unique and memorable.’
★★★★ The Times
‘Melling’s solo show has a feverish intensity.’
‘Feels like the intersection of Beckett and Albee… Powerful and delicately calibrated.’
The New York Times (Critics’ Choice)
Out of this world extraordinary – a must-see experience.’
‘A modern classic in the making.’
★★★★★ The Public Reviews