The World Holds Everyone Apart, Apart From Us

Written and performed by Stuart Bowden


The world is lonely. Avian is a space explorer. His mission is to rummage around the galaxy, searching for a friendly planet to tow back to earth, to keep the world company. This is a simple story about a complicated world. 


Nominated for the Arches Brick Award (Edinburgh Fringe 2011) 

Nominated for the Best Performer Award (Adelaide Fringe 2011)

Nominated for the Best Theatre Production Award (Adelaide Fringe 2011)

Nominated for the Underbelly Edinburgh Award (Adelaide Fringe 2011)



Tuxedo Cat (Adelaide Fringe), Underbelly (Edinburgh Fringe),


Brighton Dome (Brighton, UK).


★★★★ "Narrative ingenuity and boundless charm as a performer… casts a heady spell and for an entire hour, Bowden holds everyone together in silent reverie" - Metro, UK

★★★★ "This is an utterly charming one-man show, but it is not just an exercise in theatrical whimsy, it is thoughtful and thought-provoking… a glowing endorsement for DIY theatre-making…Bowden will be one to watch as his fusion of live music-making and storytelling is joyous and full of sparkle" - Fringe Review, UK

★★★★★ "Stuart Bowden creates a show of such beauty it will take your breath away… full of wit and charm, this is low-fi DIY storytelling theatre at it’s very best" - Three Weeks, UK

★★★★ - What’s On Stage, UK