In August 2011, Let Slip presented its debut show Hamster Town at the
Camden People’s Theatre, London, as part of the Camden Fringe Festival.
“a fine little hairy gem of a show… thoroughly delightful”
– Snipe Magazine
“Ralfe’s ability to take the quaint and make it almost Lynchian is wonderful” – Exeunt Magazine
Darren is divorced and father to children who barely recognise him. But when he spots a hamster in a pet shop window, he feels a spark he’s missed for months.
As life with his new friend becomes euphoric, they escape together to a place more imaginary than real.
“Welcome to Hamster Town,” he said, realising the excitement had gone to his head.
A comic and surreal tale, combining playful, physical performances with poetry and storytelling. Hamster Town is about an ordinary man for whom everything that matters is just out of reach.
Click here to see photos from Hamster Town.