• Text Dean Mayo Davies
  • Photography Harry Carr
  • 17th June 2013

Boys to men

Bobby Abley, in his debut MAN season, authored a collection that added depth and occasion to his cartoony charm. Another journey through wonderland, yes, this time a medieval fantasy world of knights of the round table, the performance made boys of his (young) men, with leather crowns, bluebirds and signature teddy bears caged in rucksacks. A walking Jackanory of eternal childhood – and far from naïve.