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Drama + Main House Later

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A coming-of-age story exploring rebellion, apathy and the irresistible power of gathered youth.

"This is it. This is all there is. That's your lot really. Which is just as well. Because nobody can arrest your imagination"

In 1994 the Criminal Justice Act effectively outlawed all raves...

Meet Johnno McCreadie, a teenager living in a small suburban Scottish town at the time of the act. A coming-of-age story exploring rebellion, apathy and the irresistible power of gathered youth.

With a live DJ on-stage, Ned Campbell reimagines this 2012 Critics Award Winning play by Kieran Hurley in his production which returns to the new King’s Head Theatre after sold out performances and rave reviews.

CAST & CREATIVES

Kieran | Ned Campbell

DJ Johnny Whoop | Tom Snell

 

Writer I Kieran Hurley

Producer, Director and Performer | Ned Campbell

Co Producer and Director | Eloïse Poulton

Voice and Co-Director | Victoria Woodward

Dialect and Vocals | Andrea Hazel Lewis

Sound Director | Tom Snell

Lighting Designer | Alex Lewer

Ticket Price

£10 - £25

WHEN

18th - 27th April

WHERE

King's Head Theatre

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REVIEWS

‘An atmospheric story with Ned Campbell bringing the characters brilliantly to life’  British Theatre Guide

‘A canny show for performer/director Ned Campbell to revive… His easy charisma perfect… ’ There Ought To Be Clowns

‘Campbell clearly has an affinity for Hurley’s lyricism… His stage presence highly magnetic’ Ought To Be Clowns

YOUR VISIT

Content Warnings: Strong language, flashing lights and suggestions of drug use

Age Guidance: 15+

Running Time: 60 mins


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