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A big storm leaves two very different creatures stranded together in a lonely, little rock pool. Prawn and Crab must learn to get on swimmingly if they're to survive hunger, boredom, deadly seagull attacks, and each other. All this whilst unexpectedly forming the world's most banging underwater rock band!
Dealing with themes of isolation, boredom, upheaval and the climate crisis, Rock Pool resonates with some of the experiences of young children in these strange times.
A sort of crustacean Waiting for Godot, for kids. Rock Pool is a funny and touching audio play (with songs) for children aged 4-104 and their families/carers.
Narrated by Gillian Burke, presenter of BBC's Springwatch
Created by Inspector Sands in association with Trigger. Based on the original stage show by Inspector Sands.
Rock Pool will be available online, from 23 October 2020 - 1 December 2020
For press/ touring enquiries contact Angie Bual
Created by Lucinka Eisler, Giulia Innocenti and Ben Lewis
Writer - Ben Lewis
Director - Lucinka Eisler
Co-Director - Giulia Innocenti
Narrator - Gillian Burke
Prawn - Dominic Conway
Crab - Lucy Bairstow
Limpet - Ben Lewis
Anemone - Giulia Innocenti
Starfish - Lucinka Eisler
Adult - Iain Johnstone
Child - Maya Peña Lorenz
Sound design and production and additional musical arrangement- Elena Peña
Original music and songs - Tom Mills
Original Song, Rock Down - Iain Johnstone
Sound Assistant - Richard Bell
Sound mixer - Olga Reed
Project Manager - Angie Bual/ Trigger
Production Manager - Helen Mugridge
Artwork Illustrator - Paddy Molloy
Made in association with Trigger.
Special thanks to Lu Kemp.
Rock Pool is created with the support of partners Bristol Old Vic, Royal & Derngate, Polka Theatre, Eden Court Theatre, Oxford Playhouse, Theatre Royal Plymouth and Farnham Maltings
Supported by Arts Council England
Original stage version made with China Plate, commissioned by Farnham Maltings and Arts Partnership Surrey in association with Take Art and supported by artsdepot, South Street Reading and Discover Children’s Centre. Creative team here.