Lewis Capaldi Goes Tropical

By Raymond Wilson

Mon, 29 April, 2024 — Sat, 04 May, 2024

Directed by Fiona Mackinnon

Lewis Capaldi Goes Tropical

A surreal chaotic comedy following a misfit family from Glasgow’s fringes as they prepare a party to say farewell to a beloved black-market animal.

Red Erin and Wee Rob have been invited to a gaff party for the send-off of Uncle Jack’s illegal pet okapi, which has been bought by none other than pop sensation Lewis Capaldi.

But Uncle Jack has grown quite fond of this okapi and is reluctant to say goodbye. Whilst Wee Rob, inspired by the potential of meeting a pop star, admits to Red Erin that he’s been harbouring dreams of a better life away from their everyday romance.


RAYMOND WILSON is a working-class creative and environmental educator from Clydebank. He was a postgraduate scholarship recipient at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland where he graduated in 2021 with a masters in Classical & Contemporary Text. He is a multi-disciplinary artist who acts, makes music, and writes across various mediums. His most recent play I Hope Your Flowers Bloom was part of the Made in Scotland Showcase at the Edinburgh Fringe 2023

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