Ugly Youth

Theatre (new writing, drama)

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  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

'In 54 hours, 17 minutes and 14 seconds, I will turn 16. I will no longer have to sleep with my eyes open.' The 2099 Birth Act states couples must apply to have children in a bid to battle a booming population. The Ugly Youth, a group of illegal children, are on the run from violent gangs. Arkin, a young soldier, must train the Youth to escape capture and termination. An intense and emotional futuristic new play with a talented young cast, live music and physical theatre. 'A superb ***** production' (Edinburgh Reporter for The Dreaming, 2017).

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Please enter the building via the car park entrance where there is a ramp access.
  • Wheelchair access type: Permanent Ramp

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

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How and when to make an access booking

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  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Mark Reynolds 94 days ago

I would encourage anyone at fringe to go and see this show, absolutely fantastic show. An original script offers a futuristic narrative with complex characters performed brilliantly by a very talented cast of young people. Great use of set, of effective lighting and of the restricted space given the size of the cast. This piece uses physical theatre, stage combat and action sequences brilliantly in front of a really powerful soundtrack. This is a must see for anyone looking for a gripping story by a very skilled troupe of young actors.


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UK Theatre Web (4/5 stars) 93 days ago

This is an exceptional complex production with a talented young cast.

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Broadway Baby (5/5 stars) 97 days ago

“I’ve not seen anything like this in the 12 years I’ve been working at the Fringe,” was the observation from one of the tech guys I spoke to after seeing Ugly Youth, this year’s show by students from King’s Ely, at Greenside Infirmary St. He was being highly complimentary after...

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