The Wainwrights

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Anarchic comedy-drama. When farmer Barry changes radio station and hears himself as the star of a daily soap drama he fears for his sanity and grapples wildly with questions of free will and identity. As the rest of the village turn against him, he sets off on a quest to track down the broadcaster responsible but finds himself falling further into the wormhole.

Tom Wainwright is a writer, performer and theatre-maker living in Bristol. In 2011, Tom created the solo performance Pedestrian, co-commissioned and produced by Bristol Old Vic and Theatre Bristol. His play Muscle was produced by Bristol Old Vic. Tom also wrote and performed in the sell-out BOV Christmas sketch show Jesus Christ It's Christmas, plus Love in Idleness and The Grill Chef. Nuclear Family has been developed through Royal Court Young Writers Programme which Tom took part in 2010. Banksy: The Room in the Elephant was produced at Edinburgh Fringe 2013. This is Tom's first radio drama.