The Bula Loop
Last month, Tom Page, who left the College in the summer, wrote and performed a new play at the College Theatre, and two current pupils, George Tomsett and Hermione Wohlrab, were in the cast.
Described by the Eastbourne Herald as “A sharply observed play of domestic bickering masking heart felt pain”, The Bula Loop is a poignant and darkly comic piece following a day in the life of a family living with autism. Adam dreams of travelling the world on a ‘Bula Loop’ round-the-world air ticket, but, when his brother gets there first and announces his gap year plans over dinner, the family are forced to face some crucial questions… How will this family cope without him? Who will help with Adam? Who ate all the brownies… and where has the ketchup gone?
Tom raised funds for the NAS (National Autistic Society) through on-the-door donations and bar sales but also took on The Three Peaks Challenge with his autistic brother Ben, again in aid of the NAS. These two events have so far raised nearly £2,000. Further donations may be made at www.justgiving.com/benandtompage