by Tom Ratcliffe
"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 amongst the 2017 #MeToo movement, VELVET explores the complex realities of harassment within the industry and how far a person is willing to go in order to achieve their dreams. But with most riding the wave of change, will Tom’s opportunity slip through his fingers?
Tom Ratcliffe's play VELVET premiered at The Pleasance Courtyard on August 4th 2018 as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
In 2019, VELVET played the Vaults Festival and went on a UK tour