Bound (3 stars)

This article is from 2010.


Brimming with comedic talent, weaker on emotion, generally lovely

Some say life is like a boat: you can move around the deck but the course is set. Six fisherman on their last (sea)legs undertake one more voyage in Bear Trap’s water-based drama about the fibres of human connection. Brimming over with comedic talent, although weaker on the pathos, their lovely voices make a highlight of scene changes with traditional songs.

Zoo Southside, 662 6892, until 30 Aug, 3.45pm, £7.50 (£6.50).


  • 3 stars

Bound is set on the south Devon fishing port of Brixham. Compelled by the threat of bankruptcy, fishing trawler the Violet and its mismatched crew are forced out into treacherous weather. Competing against the overpowering force of nature, the tribulations of life with the opposite sex and each other's egos. Will they…

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