WET by Fluid Motion Theatre Company

Artform: Theatre

An errant sperm.

 A moist sponge.

 A sticky patch on the lino.

Damp undies.

An empty syringe and a persistent drip.

 One woman’s story of getting absolutely soaked.

Bring your own towel.


The diagnosis was hypoxic brain injury, it meant he’d never fully engage with his family again.  But as one door closes another opens and Ali was determined not to live her life drenched in bodily fluids. Juggling catheters and cakes, feeding tubes and football, will Ali ever recover her mojo, or will she live forever in the shadow of her husband?

This one woman show humorously explores making sense of motherhood when your husband, and kids’ father is alive but not present.

Conceived, devised and performed by Ali Gill

Devised and directed by Leigh Johnstone

Sound design by Joe Edwards

Dramaturgical support from Anna Carr

WET was still in development when the COVID-19 crisis hit and therefore is not a finished production. This is a film of the first work in progress performance at the Nuffield Theatre in February 2020.