Wild Swimming

Date: Tuesday, Sep 10 - Saturday, Sep 21
Venue: Bristol Old Vic: Weston Studio

Nell and Oscar meet on a beach in Dorset. It’s 1595… or maybe 1610. Oscar has returned from university and Nell is doing f**k all.

They will meet here, again and again, on this beach for the next 400 years. Stuff will change. As it does with time. They will try to keep up.

A kaleidoscopic exploration of cultural progress, Wild Swimming is an interrogation of gender and privilege and a wilfully ignorant history of English Literature.

Recipients of a Ronald Duncan Award and a Pleasance Regional Partnership Award, FullRogue return to Bristol Old Vic with Wild Swimming following its riotous scratch debut as part of Ferment Fortnight in January 2019 and subsequent run at the Edinburgh Fringe.

Developed with support from Bristol Ferment.

“Rule-scratching, heart-bursting and genuinely entertaining” – Kate Yedigaroff, Co-Director, MAYK

Sept 10-21, Bristol Old Vic Weston Studio, Tue-Sat 8pm, from £13. For more info, visit

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By steve wright, Friday, Jul 5 2019

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