A hot Somerset summer; a young girl’s sexual awakening is coloured by shadows of her early childhood. The primal rhythms of the wetlands – a land heaving with silt, mud and eels – infuse the lives of those who inhabit them, eels, plants and humans alike.

Nell Leyshon’s previous work at Hampstead includes Comfort Me With Apples, which won Leyshon the Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright.

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