'I think you're really talented… I got hard as I watched you.' Tom has always dreamt of being a successful actor, and now after years of disappointment he is finally presented with his golden opportunity… and an impossible decision to make. Set against the backdrop of the 2017 #MeToo movement, VELVET explores the complex realities of harassment within the industry and how far a person is willing to go to achieve their dreams. However, when most creatives are riding the wave of change, will Tom's opportunity slip through his fingers? VELVET is written and performed by Tom Ratcliffe.
Strong language and scenes of a sexual nature
Age category: 14+
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Reviews & features
VELVET24 Aug 2018
A necessary perspective in light of the #MeToo movement
Written and performed by Tom Radcliffe, VELVET is a solo play about the lengths a young actor could go for success, and the people in power willing to take advantage of this. It stars Radcliffe as a struggling actor who is offered the chance to meet a…
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