Mon 1 Jan 0001 - Fri 15 Jun 2018
Winner of New Wolsey Ipswich Pulse Festival Suitcase Prize 2017
Jimmy is sixteen, sexually confused and stuck in Sheringham. He’s s screwed. Well he’s not actually: that’s the problem. Where can Jimmy explore in Norfolk? Rock pools. So when pop star Morrissey comes to London, Jimmy flees to the city to try and find his hero and himself. But when Jimmy finds that he’s not attracted to girls or boys, he’s never been more confused. Then Jimmy meets Billy, a gender fluid celibate...
Rubber Ring is a coming of age comedy about a Norfolk teenager who struggles with sexual and regional identity & learns to love without labels, love himself and love his Norfolk roots.
★★★★★ “There are few things I've enjoyed more than Rubber Ring” London City Nights
★★★★★ “McDermott is an emerging talent in total control of his craft” Boyz Magazine
★★★★ “This solo performance is electrifying... a charming, witty and engaging piece of theatre that will amuse and arrest its audiences” Scatter Of Opinion
★★★★ “A humorous look at rural England and the challenges facing LGBT teens who live far away from the big city” Carns Theatre Passion
★★★★ “A sensitively told tale of a young man finding his place in the world” West End Wilma