National Theatre Connections

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National Theatre Connections Festival


Tuesday 17 - Saturday 21 April 2018 Download Calendar

The Drum


Connections is one of the UK’s largest celebrations of youth theatre. Plays are commissioned for and about young people, from some of the best contemporary playwrights, and performed by schools and youth theatres all over the UK and Ireland. This year it will involve 270 young theatre groups and 28 leading Partner Theatres, including nine in the Southwest who will each perform in The Drum.

Tuesday 17th April
Pike and Musket – Want by Barney Norris
Lipson Co-operative Academy – When They Go Low by Natalie Mitchell

Wednesday 18th April
St Ives School Youth Theatre – When They Go Low by Natalie Mitchell
Young and Unique @ Callington Community College – The Blue Electric Wind by Brad Birch

Thursday 19th April
Kingsley Community Theatre Company – The Free9 by In-Sook Chappell
Cornwall College – The Changing Room by Chris Bush

Friday 20th April
The Plough Youth Theatre Seniors – Ceasefire Babies by Fiona Doyle
Lipson Co-operative Academy – When They Go Low by Natalie Mitchell

Saturday 21st April
Acorn Young People’s Theatre – The Free9 by In-Sook Chappell
McMillan Youth Theatre – These Bridges by Phoebe Éclair Powell

National Theatre Connections is kindly supported by The Arts Council of England, The Mohn Westlake Foundation, The Buffini Chao Foundation, Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, Delta Air Lines, Jacqueline and Richard Worswick, MacTaggart Third Fund, The EBM Charitable Trust, Samantha and Richard Campbell-Breeden, The Garvey Family Trust, Susan Miller and Byron Grote, The Derrill Allatt Foundation, Hays Travel Foundation, Faithorn Farrell Timms and supporters of the Connections Appeal.
The National Theatre’s Partner for Learning is Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

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