Ramona Tells Jim

Author: Sophie Wu
Publisher: Nick Hern Books

<p>A darkly comic debut play about confession and the gravity of young love.</p>

<p>Ramona is sixteen, hates bananas, and she’s totally cool. Honestly. She’s completely cool.</p>

<p>It’s 1998, and Ramona, of Englandshire, is on a wet, midge-riddled geography field trip, deep in the Scottish Highlands. There she meets Jim, a local laddie obsessed with hermit crabs, rock erosion and spider plants.</p>

<p>When Ramona falls for Jim’s awkward charm, she gets caught in a scandal that will haunt her for years to come.</p>

<p>Sophie Wu’s <em>Ramona Tells Jim</em> was commissioned by and first performed at the Bush Theatre, London, in September 2017.</p>

<p>’Sophie Wu has a knack for nifty dialogue. Her debut play is an engaging, quirky 80-minute piece about the kinship of oddballs and the disruptiveness of innocence’

<em>Guardian</em></p><p>’Wu has a sharp ear for the mundane details of everyday conversation and she develops distinctive characters without veering towards stereotypes <em>Ramona Tells Jim</em> has a quirky humour, founded on the universal truth that the pieces in life’s jigsaw rarely fit together neatly’

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