Hugh Hughes is officially an emerging artist funded by the Arts Council of England. He's originally from Wales, North Wales, Anglesey, Llangefni to be precise.Visit Hugh's website
Floating began life as an award-winning stage show, produced by theatre company Hoipolloi. The show has toured the world winning awards and great reviews. (Photo by John Baucher)Hoipolloi's website
"Charming, surreal, warm-hearted... a piece of genius." (The Scotsman)
"Mesmerising...extraordinary... hilarious yet touching in the human fragility it conveys..." (The Guardian)
"A strange and beautiful story..." (The Independent)
The Isle of Anglesey's Journey
Anglesey drifted out into the Irish Sea and headed past Ireland and Cornwall, its Celtic neighbours, out into the North Atlantic where it hit a storm. The storm drove it northwards to the Arctic where it almost got stuck before heading back, via Iceland, down the West Coast of Scotland and ending back in the exact same position as it started.
Read an exclusive interview with Hugh Hughes on the Radio 4 Blog.Radio 4 Blog