No matter what age you are, The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk is uplifting and completely unforgettable.
Martin's the new kid at school among a sea of unfamiliar faces. Sharon's the class bully and she doesn't like Martin one bit. Then Simon McGurk comes along. He's wildly different to Martin, but they become the best of buddies. Then, one day, Martin does something that will poison their friendship forever.
Directed by renowned international director Gill Robertson, The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk is an absorbing, funny and heart-felt tale about the fragile nature of friendship and performed by the extraordinary Marko Jovanovic.
The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk is a Barking Gecko Theatre Company and Windmill Theatre production, by arrangement with Catherine Wheels Theatre Company.
We are hosting a FREE games and activity session here at BREC prior to The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk, on Tuesday 8 September.
There will be colouring in, board games and activities, with light snacks and tea & coffee provided.
The event will happen from 5pm, and is free for all The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk ticket holders. The show will begin in our Cube theatre from 6pm.