Punk Rock

Punk Rock

'The pressure he gets. The thoughts he has. People should be careful around him...People like him who get so much abuse and then one day. Pop.' 


Simon Stephen’s disturbing school play gets a timely revamp that examines a new world of pressure, privilege and psychosis.  Directed by Toby Clarke and performed by the Stratford East Young Company.

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Runtime: approximately 90 mins (no interval)
Age Guidance: 14+ This show contains strong language, sexual references and violence. The production contains flashing lights/strobe lighting.
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Please note that seating is unreserved. The seating capacity may be increased in line with the government's COVID-19 roadmap, if applicable. All bookers will be made aware if the seating capacity or configuration changes.

CAST
Maya Bartley O'Dea - Bennett
Hannah Currie - Tanya
Alan Devally - Dr Harvey
Rae Harm - William
Annine Ngesang - Chadwick
Thalia Gambe - Nicky
Ashleigh-Mae Schoburgh-Crooks - Lilly
Elijah Walker - CC

CREATIVES
Written by Simon Stephens
Director - Toby Clarke
Lighting Designer - Pablo Fernandez
Sound Designer - Roly Botha
Movement Director - Sean Hollands
Voice Coach - Esi Acquaah-Harrison 

Cast & Creative Teams

CAST
Maya Bartley O'Dea - Bennett
Hannah Currie - Tanya
Alan Devally - Dr Harvey
Rae Harm - William
Annine Ngesang - Chadwick
Thalia Gambe - Nicky
Ashleigh-Mae Schoburgh-Crooks - Lilly
Elijah Walker - CC

CREATIVES
Written by Simon Stephens
Director - Toby Clarke
Lighting Designer - Pablo Fernandez
Sound Designer - Roly Botha
Movement Director - Sean Hollands
Voice Coach - Esi Acquaah-Harrison 

Toby Clarke (director) is a Director, Playwright and Acting Coach. He has produced work nationally and at venues including Bristol Old Vic Studio & The Curve Leicester and he most recently directed the Olivier Award Nominated Warheads at Park Theatre. Toby has worked or continues to develop Young Company work with established companies such as Theatre Peckham, National Youth Theatre, the Young Vic and Southwark Playhouse. 

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