Ash Palmisciano is a trans man who tries to become 'the ultimate lad'... and learns all the wrong lessons on the way. A true story. Directed by Jon Brittain (Rotterdam). Ash Palmisciano is an award-winning actor, writer and currently stars in ITV's Emmerdale. He won both the Inside Soap and I Talk Telly Awards for best newcomer in 2018 for his groundbreaking role as the first trans character in the soap. Jon Brittain is a writer and director whose critically acclaimed play Rotterdam won the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement. He co-created the cult hit Margaret Thatcher Queen of Soho, wrote the Fringe First Award-winning A Super Happy Story (About Feeling Super Sad) and wrote the book and lyrics for the UK Theatre Award-winning Billionaire Boy The Musical. 12+ Tags: Funny,LGBTQ+,Storytelling *Discussion of sexism, transphobia, violence, mental health, suicide.