How To Build A Better Tulip

Author(s): Mark R Giesser
Company: Alces Productions
Running time: 2h 00min approx
Age recommendation: 10+

Loosely based on Alexandre Dumas’ The Black Tulip, two rival English plant scientists battle with botany in a Lincolnshire greenhouse an attempt to create a black tulip.

With their 17th century Dutch ancestors breathing down their necks and four hundred years' worth of prize money at stake, How To Build A Better Tulip is a fast-paced comedy building absurdity onto absurdity.

As government intelligence services and a police sergeant sniffing out eco-terrorists threaten to stymie their horticultural endeavours, will they produce the elusive tulip? Or merely murder each other with a shovel?



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