"...a wonderful gift for language, a deep sensibility and a penetrating sense of perspective."
Sir Ken Robinson. Renowned Educationalist and Creativity Expert
Thank you! We did it! (Well YOU did it...)
Thanks to so many wonderfully generous people more than £5,000 was raised to enable the egg Theatre to get Toby's new piece of children's theatre "I WISH I WAS A MOUNTAIN" well and truly on the road.
Production plans are are now proceeding apace, hopefully to be furthered by a successful bid for a 'Grant for The Arts' via the Arts Council. We'll know by mid-April and we'll keep you posted.
BEAUTIFUL INSPIRING WORDSMITHERY
Toby Thompson is a writer and performer of thoughts and feelings. Not just his own, but somehow yours too. His poetry displays his delight in life’s uncertainties and absurdities and his uniquely rhythmic and musical style is lyrical, beguiling, playful and poignant.
"...easily one of the most gifted young wordsmiths I have ever had the pleasure to encounter... the discipline and confidence of a seasoned pro."
Akala. Rapper & founder of the Hip Hop Shakespeare Company
Broadway Theatre, Letchworth: A Day To Remember
On Remembrance weekend, a special performance with renowned community choir City Chorus featuring a stunning choral working of Karl Jenkin's The Armed Man as the backdrop to this gripping and moving poetic tale.
"…one of the most inspired, powerful poets I've heard in years. …talent and passion that put a lot of older writers to shame. Who knows what primal wellspring he's pulling all this inspiration from, but anyway, world - take notice."