Nineteen-year-old science genius Luke finally has some peace to work on the extraordinary box in his living room, holed up in a dingy flat on a near-abandoned Middlesbrough housing estate.
After his unbalanced brother Rob introduces him to a wealthy out-of-towner they're thrown into a dangerous world that threatens to tear the brothers apart and unleash the power inside his invention.
Brilliant Adventures is a fast paced tale of brotherhood, addiction and breaking the laws of physics.
About the Author
Alistair McDowall is from the north east of England. In 2011, his play Brilliant Adventures was awarded a Bruntwood Judge's Award, leading it to be produced by the Royal Exchange. Previous plays include Plain Jane, Some Stories, and 5:30. He has been on attachment with the Royal Court, Paines Plough and Channel 4.