National Theatre Connections 2012


Wednesday 2 - Saturday 5 May 2012 Download Calendar


National Theatre Connections is a nationwide celebration of new writing and young theatre talent. The Theatre Royal Plymouth is one of 20 venues across the UK hosting a showcase festival of performances from local secondary schools and youth groups as part of Connections.

This year, the National Theatre has commissioned ten new plays with an international flavour. Written by some of the most exciting playwrights in the UK and beyond, these diverse stories range from the passionately political to the heart-warmingly funny.

Don’t miss your chance to be amongst the first to see these thrilling new works,performed by the South West’s rising young actors.

Wednesday 2nd May

Exeter CollegeLittle Foot, directed by Jon Domaille
West Exeter Technology CollegeAlice By Heart, directed by Dave Salter*

Thursday 3rd May

Trinity SchoolThe Grandfathers, directed by Fenella Cooke & Leigh Toney
Marine Academy PlymouthVictim Sidekick Boyfriend Me, directed by Matt Taylor

Friday 4th May

Fowey Community CollegeThe Ritual, directed by Louisa Hall
Callington Community CollegeJourney To X, directed by Jonathon Plunkett

Saturday 5th May

Theatre Royal Plymouth Young CompanyThe Grandfathers, directed by Plum Stupple-Harris
Lyme Youth Theatre in association with The Woodroffe SchoolLittle Foot, directed by Anne and Celia Cruwys-Finnigan