Ugly Youth (1st-2nd August 2019) EDINBURGH FRINGE PREVIEW

Hayward Theatre, Ely, CB7 4DH
Thu 1st August 2019 - Fri 2nd August 2019

“Hold your ground. Look confident. Own the clothes you’ve stolen. Make sure you keep up with trends. Keep travelling. Change your appearance every so often. Change your make-up. Keep away from scanning devices.... Very soon - they’ll be no chance for you. Any of you. Any questions?”


In 2082 - the population over reaches its estimate and peaks at 18 billion. The 2099 Birth Act is implemented and parents need to apply to have children - selection is based on factors such as health, relationship status, wealth, race, sexuality and subject to severe background and social networking checks. Arkin, a reputable fighter, loner and illegal child is tracked down by the Ugly Youth faction in an attempt to help them revolt against the UN’s tyrannical reign.


King’s Company present a gritty, original play written by the Director of Drama and Theatre, comprising of a talented group of Year 9 - 13s. The play will be staged in the Hayward Theatre before making its way to Greensides, Infirmary Street at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.


Contains adult language and scenes of violence.

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