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First Staged:
Paines Plough UK tour, 2016


By Luke Norris

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  • Edinburgh Fringe First Award - 2016

A painful comedy about growing up and manning up.

Tobes is young, free and having a ball. Off. He's successfully ignored his lump for two years but it's starting to get in the way – cramping his style and, worse, affecting his sex life. So now there are pants to be dropped, and decisions to be made... it's a real ball ache.

Luke Norris's play Growth was first produced by Paines Plough in their pop-up theatre, Roundabout, at the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe, where it won a Fringe First Award. It subsequently toured the UK. An earlier version of the play was seen at the Gate Theatre, London.

‘That? That’s. I mean.
It’s a lump in a bag of lumps.
I mean.
It’s normal.’

Press Quotes

'Norris' script is very funny, throwing laugh-out-loud one-liners out at a rate of knots'


'Gripping and deeply moving from start to finish… brilliant, sensitive writing'

British Theatre Guide

'Achingly funny and tender... of the hundreds of shows at the Fringe, few feel as necessary as this'

Financial Times

'Consolidates the career of a significant playwriting talent… Quite simply, this is everything you could want from a play on such a difficult subject. It’s so straightforward and genuinely laugh-out-loud funny as to make it a popular hit, but with an unerring connection to its characters and their responses'


'Growth has a beady wit and lots of snazzy one-liners… funny and truthful'

Paperback,96 pages ISBN: 9781848425927Publication Date:
4 Aug 2016
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook,96 pages ISBN: 9781780018003Publication Date:
4 Aug 2016
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Luke Norris:

Goodbye to All That
So Here We Are

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