Sun 10th Dec 2023
When Elliot woke up today, he was 16 again. He doesn’t recognise himself or his life in Hove. Because when we went to sleep, he was just an emo kid from Decatur, Illinois. He can’t believe what he’s become. He has to face the music – but all he wants to do is lock himself in his room and listen to Dashboard Confessional.
A debut character work-in-progress from award-nominated comedian and actor Derek Mitchell. A regular on the London comedy circuit and in the Netherlands, he most recently appeared in the third series of Ted Lasso on Apple+. He was a 2023 Leicester Square Sketch Off Finalist. His character sketches have amassed over 100 million views online, and a dedicated following. Derek is one half of sketch duo Horseplay.
“The most brilliant acting that this reviewer has seen in recent years… simply flawless” The Recs (past work)
“A delight to watch… the biggest laughs of the night” The Arts Desk (past work)
“Hugely entertaining… out-and-out hilarious” The Stage (past work)
Show contains mention of sexual violence and assault, suicide and homophobic content. 16+ age guidance