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I Caught Crabs In Walberswick

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The Bush stages Joel Horwood's Edinburgh Fringe hit. Read More >

Set on a sweltering summer’s day on the eve of the final GCSE exam, I Caught Crabs In Walberswick explores modern teenage life in rural England.

Best mates Fitz and Wheeler are fishing for crabs on a bridge in sleepy Walberswick when they are ambushed by Dani, the fittest girl on the beach. Wheeler is a high-flying comprehensive kid destined for university; football-mad Fitz is struggling to cope with his dysfunctional father and his school studies; and posh girl Dani feels misunderstood by her neurotic mum. What follows is a crazy 24 hours that changes the lives of the three 16-year-olds forever.

Playwright Joel Horwood’s plays include Mikey The Pikey and Food.

I Caught Crabs In Walberswick is directed by Lucy Kerbel, whose credits include I Am A Superhero (Old Vic New Voices/Theatre503), Is Everyone OK? (Nabokov, latitude Festival) and Love And Money (Young Vic shorts).

For more about I Caught Crabs In Walberswick read our First Night Feature.

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Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 11/11/2008

Opening Night: 13/11/2008

Closing Night: 06/12/2008

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Cast & Creative

Cast

Andrew Barron, Aaron Foy, Harry Hepple, Gemma Soul, Rosie Thomson

Creative

Director - Lucy Kerbel

Producer - Eastern Angles/High Tide

Author - Joel Horwood

About Bush Theatre

7 Uxbridge Road, Shepherd's Bush, London, W12 8LJ

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