For / With / By: New Wolsey Theatre - St*pid F*cking K*ds 2018
Young people used to be something we were proud of, bright young things packed full of ambition... they were the future and we wanted them to flourish, but look at them now; porn addicts and voteless Corbinites the lot of them, wasting their lives taking pictures of rainbows in puddles*, desperate to prove their worth, but too lazy to put the effort in to succeed.
It's time we said it, young people are rubbish now. It's in the Daily Mail* so it must be true.
Two young people from the multi award nominated People You May Know set out to ask a few questions about what it is that irritates society so much about adolescents, and what they can do to help.
'St*pid F*cking K*ds sums up growing up like nothing I've ever seen. I laughed, got angry, then full on sobbed'
Strong language throughout makes this performance unsuitable for young people under the age of 14
People You May Know is the New Wolsey Theatre's talent development company for Young Theatre Makers wanting to produce their first work on a professional platform.
The work is made by young people for young people, with mentorship from New Wolsey Associate Director Rob Salmon, and access to support and resources from the wider team of professionals at the theatre and beyond.
The company has performed all over the UK, including appearances at the Battersea Arts Centre, New Diorama, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Liverpool Everyman & Playhouse, and twice at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe where they were nominated for the Stage Acting Excellence Award Best Ensemble, the Total Theatre Emerging Company/Artist Award, and twice for the Holden Street Theatres' Edinburgh Fringe Award.
St*pid F*cking K*ds has been developed with the company and written by Sunday Times Playwriting Award winner Josh Overton. Josh is a former New Wolsey Young Company member, whose many successes they've followed with his own Hull based company the Pub Corner Poets.
For / With By: Festival Of European Youth Theatre is generously supported by Ramps on the Moon, Baron Davenport's Charity and The Golsoncott Foundation.
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