Award-winning author Oliver Mol’s debut is a true, funny and heart-breaking tale about his 10-month migraine, recovery in Brisbane and job on the railway when there were no other options. Part monologue, part performance art and part essay, Train Lord collapses genre and form to create a stunning portrait of pain, creativity and failure. This is a story of hope, laughter, pain, relationships, drugs, failed orgies, mothers, fathers and love. ‘Wild and special’ (Confidence Man). ‘Gripping… compelling’ (Sydney Morning Herald). ‘Moving’ ★★★★ (The Indiependent UK) ‘Just go’ ★★★★ (Advertiser, Adelaide). ★★★★ (InDaily.com.au). ★★★★ (Everything-Theatre.co.uk). Winner Weekly Best Theatre Award Adelaide Fringe 2020. Sold-out season Sydney Fringe 2020. Adapted from the book Train Lord, a Guardian, Australian Book Review, Sydney Morning Herald Book of the Year.
Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes including suicide and depression, Scenes of a sexual nature, Scenes of violence, Strong language/swearing