Drenched is a one man comedy-theatre piece from Third Man Theatre inspired by ‘The Mermaid of Zennor’. Daniel Drench, Cornwall’s most prolific and unstable storyteller, presents his own bewildering and moving interpretation of this classic Cornish folk tale.
Co-written by performer Dan Frost and director Eddie Elks, Drenched it draws inspiration from the mystery and magic of the Cornish landscape and its folklore, whilst also using ‘The Mermaid of Zennor’ as a vehicle to highlight mental illness. Third Man have a history of creating shows inspired by the South West including Stalag Happy (Spirit of the Fringe Award 2009) and Botallack O’Clock.
1-27 August 2018 at 15:00, at Pleasance Courtyard (Bunker 2), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ