A Series of Contemporary, Urban Monologues
Inside every HEAD lies a secret, a story waiting to unravel…
20 Stories High Young Actors Company offers insight into the lives of Liverpool’s young people with HEADZ: a series of gritty, challenging and humorous contemporary urban monologues that don’t pull any punches.
Catch three new stories from the collection as they tour the UK this autumn.
Lola loves to smoke ganja, and she’s not the only one – so do all of her mates, her little brother and even her Mum! But when she decides to get an ounce for her 18th birthday, things don’t go quite the way she expected.
Jenna is 19, she is young single and free, and her favourite hobby is making dates on Tinder. But after endless arguments with her Dad about her lifestyle choices she decides to pack her bags and leave home for good.
Jonno has been sleeping rough for over a year. And even though things are hard, he always tries to stay positive. So when he gets an offer from a group of strangers to go and work on farm he thinks all his Christmases have come at once. But is this invitation to good to be true?
Touring to a range of community venues from 3 October – public performances are listed below.
Suitable for ages 13+
Weed – Emma Burns
Dates – Brodie Arthur
Farm – Scott Lewis
Director – Jim Pope
Assistant Director – Nathan Powell
Writer – Keith Saha
Company Stage Manager – Amy Chandler
Strategic Touring Manager – Laura Orchard
Participation Support Worker – Donna Coleman
“…an almost perfect balance of intense, heart rending moments and well timed wit… HEADZ is a thought provoking night with a difference and one that stays with you.”
“Brilliant, important, authentic work.”
National Tour - Warrington
National Tour - Bolton
Television Broadcast – BBC2 and BBC iPlayer
“I Told My Mum I Was Going On An R.E. Trip…”
A New Verbatim Play About Young Women and Abortion
Hitting screens November 2017 as part of BBC Performance Live.
A Contact and 20 Stories High Co-Production