Martin is the new kid at school among a sea of unfamiliar faces. Sharon’s the class bully and she doesn’t like Martin one bit. Then Simon McGurk comes along. He’s wildly different to Martin, but they become the best of buddies. Until, one day, Martin does something that will poison their friendship forever.

Directed by renowned international director Gill Robertson, The Ballad of Pondlife McGurk examines the fragile nature of friendship in the schoolyard and how hard it can be to stay true to yourself and your friends.


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Creative Team

Deviser Andy Manley
Director Gill Robertson
Writer Rob Evans
Sound Designer Danny Krass


Performer Marko Jovanovic