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Tom Ratcliffe’s play Velvet is published and will tour the UK this Spring

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Tom Ratcliffe’s play Velvet has been published by Playdead Press, an independent UK publishing house that specialises in the publication of new and emerging drama and poetry writers.

Set against the backdrop of the 2017 #MeToo movement, Velvet explores the complex realities of harassment within the industry and how far a person is willing to go to achieve their dreams. Velvet won Theatre Weekly’s ‘Outstanding Monologue’ in Edinburgh 2018’s ‘Best of the Fest’.

☆☆☆☆☆ – “Refreshingly emotional” – Theatre Weekly
☆☆☆☆ – The Scotsman
☆☆☆☆ – The List

Tom will tour his play, which has just finished at The Vault Festival, to

Harlow Playhouse on 2nd June

Hull Truck Theatre on 5th June

Canterbury Marlowe

Birmingham Old Joint Stock 12th and 13th June

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