As part of the 1st edition of the NEAT11 Festival, the European Theatre Convention promotes the work of European playwrights.
"Aquabelles" has been written by David Drabek from Czech Republic.
A humorous, dark story of three thirty-something ex-university friends who have a hidden passion... for synchronised swimming. Under the cover of darkness, they dance together until one day one of them decides to stay in the water. How is life ever going to be the same when one of your best friends turns into... an otter?
The reading has been directed by Susannah Tresilian and performed by the cast of the League of Youth at the Playroom etc (Nottingham Playhouse) on June 1 2011.
The play has been selected in the 9th publication of the ETC: Europe Theatre Today: A selection of the 120 best contemporary plays for the stage. etc-cte.org/bop