A Hull Truck Production
A compelling thriller by award winning writer Dennis Kelly
Directed and Designed by Anthony Banks
A group of teenagers do something bad, really bad, then panic and cover the whole thing up. But when they find that the cover-up unites them and brings harmony to their otherwise fractious lives, where’s the incentive to put things right? First performed at the National Theatre, this startling new play is fast becoming a contemporary classic with young audiences and has recently become a core set text on the GCSE English syllabus. This brand new touring production directed by the National Theatre’s Anthony Banks features a cutting edge design and soundtrack, and an exciting cast of young actors.
‘Punchy without being preachy; tackles moral issues without moralising – Dennis Kelly offers a witty take on the dark side of group mentality.’ Independent
‘Dennis Kelly takes us into the enclosed world of adolescent cruelty, famously captured in William Golding’s _Lord of theFlies, and shows he absolutely understands the dynamics of group panic.’_* Michael Billington, The Guardian*
Running time 1 hour 10 mins (approx)