Fish out of Water

A radio play 


Written by Pippa Marriott and David Lloyd.

Reynolds’ life, his experience of life with the Sidmouth fishing family the Woolleys and his later influence on the fishing industry are extraordinary and Sidmouth Coastal Community Hub are committed to sharing this important local heritage tale.

Reynolds’ book “A Poor Man’s House” was published in 1908 and was based on his life in Sidmouth. At the time it was acclaimed and praised by the likes of Joseph Conrad, but is not particularly well known locally.  His personal struggle with his family, his sexuality at a time of intolerance, his reflections on social class and inequality are often overlooked.


A Sidmouth Coastal Community Hub Production working with our Sidmouth Community Ensemble and Ear, Nose and Throat @ Exeter Phoenix Arts

Photo credit Sarah Hall