The Great Realisation

The Great Realisation

Published by Tomos Roberts a/k/a
Probably Tomfoolery

A bed time story of how it started, and why hindsight’s 2020. 🛌 🧸 #stayhome #withme #untiltomorrow

When Tomos Roberts, a spoken word poet from London, wrote The Great Realisation and posted it in video form on social media, he didn’t think it would go viral.  “I truly believe that people really need something to be hopeful about, otherwise there’s a strong probability that people will start to feel scared, anxious, lonely and depressed, and that’s not a good place to be in if you want to overcome this bad situation.”

According to the National A&E, Mr. Roberts work, which reimagines our post-pandemic world, is written in the form of a bed-time story that is being read to a child. Filmed at home with his younger brother and sister, the video has been viewed more than 18 million times across YouTube, Facebook and Instagram since it was posted last week.

Music by Katie Phillips / Sound Design by Sam Gee