Talking Shadows Tom Brown's Schooldays



When young Tom Brown is sent away to Rugby School, he is forced to navigate the network of privilege, corruption and untouchability at the heart of English society. Amongst the matches, tuck-shop visits and indelible friendships of school life, Tom must decide time and again whether to bow to the ruling elite, or do the right thing. The book, which scaffolds every other school tale, is adapted by acclaimed Fringe writer/director Rebecca Vines. Praise for Vines' other work: 1984, ★★★★★ (, Coward Conscience, ★★★★ (, More Myself Than I Am, ★★★★ (

This show was part of our Edinburgh Fringe 2023 Edinburgh Fringe Programme