Set far into the future, in a post-oil world, Home of the Wriggler follows four investigators enthusiastically piecing together the interwoven stories of families that once lived in the shadow of the Longbridge car plant.
Ambitious and witty, alive with ideas, built from true stories and industrial history, Home of the Wriggler is a playful kaleidoscopic soap opera. It’s industrious performers, turning dynamos to light the stage with car headlights, bring to life dozens of humdrum fragments of everyday moments. Together they create a poetic and heartwarming story of a community getting on with living their lives while a huge corporate drama unfolds around them.
From Birmingham’s own Stan’s Cafe, who have been touring to international acclaim since 1991.
“A vibrant collage of stories of those whose lives have been buffeted by the winds of change and shaped by where they work” The Guardian
“Gentle, poetic and powerful…a clever, entertaining and ultimately moving piece of theatre.” Birmingham Post