Robert is a poet. And he’s happy. Or is he? After the death of a favourite aunt, he decides to find out exactly what it means to be happy. He ends up as a poet-in-residence on a fish factory ship in a search for contentment on the high seas. What could possibly go wrong? Comedy and poetry collide head on in this new show from the Professor of Whimsy’.
Intensely human, optimistic and generous’ – WRITE OUT LOUD
‘Clever and entertaining’. – BARNSTAPLE THEATREFEST
‘Wise beyond his years’. – WORD NYC
‘There’s warmth in his whimsy, it’s sturdy not flimsy’. – MATT HARVEY
‘Witticism, wordplay and wistful romanticism’. – DANDY DARKLY
Based on the book, ‘Yay!’, published by Burning Eye Books 2021
This hour show was filmed by John Tomkins and Emberlense Films at the Palace Theatre in Paignton during lockdown without an audience. You can stream the show for £2.99 at the link below.