Theatre (drama, new writing)

  • Greenside @ Infirmary Street - Mint Studio
  • 23:10
  • Aug 19
  • 50 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - England
  • Group: This Guy Productions
  • Warnings and additional info: Contains distressing or potentially triggering themes, Scenes of a sexual nature & violence, Strong language/swearing
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years


Teenage chaos, comedy, and (mis)communication – wrapped neatly into five episodes spotlighting the intimate conversations that take place in the corners of a house party. We see characters shoot and miss miserably as they struggle to surpass the bubble boundaries of selfhood and connect with others. Creating 'nostalgic and honest... excruciating and thrilling' (Varsity) drama out of the seemingly most basic of human interactions, everyday disasters spill imperceptibly into danger. An exciting mixture of comedy and drama, prioritising queer narratives, and produced by an all-female production team. 'Nostalgic and honest… excruciating and thrilling' **** (Varsity). 'Uncannily accurate' ****½ (

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Sarah Wood 35 days ago

really fun portrayal of teenage years, took me right back! does what it says on the tin!

J 36 days ago

Well what can I say ….. I’ve been to shows of all standards

I have watched so many shows at the fringe every year and some of this years shows have been pretty poor

It takes a lot to put new written material out there and it needs to be really good to stand out - this didn’t ….So glad I got in with a lanyard

These kids need to go and see some good shows to see standards to aim for

A few of the characters had potential

R 36 days ago

Laughably terrible dialogue and completely unbelievable acting. Found myself laughing at all the wrong moments just from the sheer awfulness of it. Hoping the cast and crew get to an actual teenage house party soon (the Cambridge was really showing)!

Anthony Watkins 36 days ago

Excellent acting to carry a great concept and portray an in depth picture of the tricky nature of negotiating a house party as a teenager. A brilliant debut for a very talented writer.

Isabella Burton 36 days ago

Warm fuzzy feelings of nostalgia stayed with me after watching this play… and made me extremely grateful to have survived my teen years relatively unscathed. With awkward, playful and realistic dialogue the characters come to life in a space designed to create intimacy between the audience and the actors. This play is incredibly clever, and whilst it’s story explores the dynamics of a teen house party it’s content is relevant for audiences much older - I can testify. You’ll spot yourself and your friends in these characters and will be reflecting on how you’ve grown both together and as individuals. There’s nothing like seeing the world through the eyes of a sixteen year old to put things into perspective!

Joanna Vaughan 37 days ago

A fabulously powerful and well written depiction of all the ins, outs, ups and downs of teenage relationships and shenanigans at a house party. This was a great show with a strong cast - highly recommended!

Jo 37 days ago

Very well written and bizarrely distressing. Audience members will find themselves relating to some of the characters, and reminiscing their teen years (the good, the bad and the ugly).

Meg Dyson 38 days ago

I loved this play and would highly recommend it! The writing is superb - each scene explores different but hugely relatable scenarios of teenage party life through a sensitive and accurate lens. The venue perfectly complements the intimacy of a house party and the acting is incredibly powerful. Secreting will make you both laugh and think - a must-see!

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