David Ralf presents Sea Fret by Tallulah Brown

“This is our land Ruby.
We’ve got to keep hold of it. We’ve got to fight for it.”

Rising sea levels are threatening the ground beneath her house but Ruby is distracted. She wants one final blow out before her best mate Lucy leaves for Uni.

With the local community in favour of letting nature take its course, Ruby must choose: follow Lucy inland or stay and help her father hold back the tide.

An evocative semi-staged reading of Tallulah Brown’s paean to her native Suffolk coastline, first produced at the Old Red Lion Theatre in April 2017.

Running time: 2h 

Recommended age: 14+

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"We never forget the proximity of the sea, its whims, its moods, the hold it can exert over people"

The Stage

"A writer to watch"


Cast & Creatives

  • Tallulah Brown Writer
    Tallulah wrote HighTide's 2018 Festival hit Songlines, a new play with music set in Suffolk. Tallulah has written as part of the Soho Theatre’s Young Company and the Channel 4 Screenwriting Scheme. In 2017 Tallulah was featured on the BBC’s New Talent Hotlist. Tallulah is currently on the BBC TV Drama Writers' Programme, developing a script with Sister Pictures.
  • Carla Kingham Director
  • Ruta Irbite Design
  • Simon Gethin Thomas Lighting Design
  • Daniel Balfour Sound Design
  • David Ralf Producer