Hoipolloi: who are they and why are they so darned funny?

8th June 2007



Shon Dale-Jones and ‘Hugh Hughes’ of Hoipolloi talk to Philip Fisher about their fringe hit Floating, as it arrives in London at the Barbican Pit. It’s about the year ‘the Isle of Anglesey broke free from the Welsh mainland and drifted into the North Atlantic…’

We use a lot of philosophy: people who’ve made theatre say ‘It’s like theatre’ but they don’t say ‘It is theatre’.