From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads
Written & directed by Adrian Berry
Adrian Berry’s sell-out show will tour the UK again in the Spring of 2018 and due to popular demands continues to be available for select UK and International engagements. This is an astonishing physical piece of solo theatre and visual storytelling, featuring the music of David Bowie and the voice of comedian Rob Newman as Bowie himself. The production was Critic’s Choice in the Sunday Times, The Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian and Time Out
Adrian Berry’s acclaimed sell-out production tells the tale of a young David Bowie obsessive Martin is a boy with problems - an illness no-one understands and a head full of sound and vision. So when an unexpected gift arrives on his birthday, Martin embarks on a thrilling journey in the footsteps of his obsession, leading him to discover some long-hidden truths about himself. What follows will change his life forever... Powerful and touching, music and magic realism collide in this darkly funny and moving tourde-force solo show featuring Alex Walton and the voice of comedian Rob Newman. With a blistering Bowie soundtrack, the life of the pop fan is dissected in this tale of unnatural teenage wildlife.
PRESS FOR THE SHOW
‘Heartwarming, poetic and vivid, sensitive and delightful, a real reminder of just how important it is to have people to look up to’
Love London Love Culture
‘Berry has created this compelling & heartbreaking narrative....joyfully hilarious.... keeps you hooked the whole time. Completely beautiful and moving’
A Younger Theatre
‘Sends you back to the music with renewed joy. It’s done with love, Berry the director gets an intense performance from Walton’
'Accomplished, totally engaging, Alex Walton shines'
'Adrian Berry’s tender, tentative play...riveting, packed full of restless energy. Alex Walton gives an intimate, intensely vulnerable performance'
'In this haunting and beautifully delivered one man production, Adrian Berry has put together an amazing story of one boy’s journey from everything he knows out into the wide world in search of his dream'
London Theatre One
'A melodious and emotional pilgrimage peppered with lots of dark laughs, Berry’s show reminds us how important our musical heroes can be’
'Alex Walton is captivating. A lament on behalf of the lost and the lonely'
The Reviews Hub
'Walton pulls out all the stops. A fine meditation on a great man'
London City Nights
'Magic realism and dramatic resonance collide - this is a fine show'
'Moving and touching, it blew me away. I cried my eyes out. You forget you're in a theatre, and you can't ask for much more than that'
BBC London Live
'Heartfelt, bursting with integrity. Alex Walton gives an extraordinary, knock-out performance'
'A chilling and highly wrought piece that shines with quality. This is great theatre'
Adrian Berry is Artistic Director of Jacksons Lane in London. He is also the writer and director of Jack Pleasure and Dye Young/Stay Pretty amongst many other productions.