Suburban Tales: Bird on a Wire

Ever wondered what your pets really think about you? Or what the birds actually say to one another? Suburban Tales looks at life from the perspective of the birds and animals that inhabit our towns and cities.

Hetty just wants a place to sit enjoy the sunset. Sadly for her, a bunch a starlings have other ideas.

 

 

Hetty…Emila Cynarska

Shaz…Elizabeth Waite

Shel…Katie Blair

Sal…Caitlin Storer

Sheri…Mia Thomas

Suburban Tales: Big Fat Spoilt Cat

Ever wondered what your pets really think about you? Or what the birds actually say to one another? Suburban Tales looks at life from the perspective of the birds and animals that inhabit our towns and cities. And some of them are not unlike us…

Teenager Cath loves her tabby cat. Her cat is the only one who truly understands her, right?

But if only Cath could hear exactly what her moggie is thinking…

 

Cat…Katy Walter

Cath…Ruby Robinson

 

Suburban Tales: The Forgotten

Ever wondered what your pets really think about you? Or what the birds actually say to one another? Suburban Tales looks at life from the perspective of the birds and animals that inhabit our towns and cities.

Pets just want to be loved. Pure and simple. But what happens when their owners stop loving them?

Was it something they did?

 

Dog…Tom Cridland

Cat…Maisy Tomblin

Rabbit…Dascha Vladimirova

Budgie…Katie Blair

Goldfish…Sam Chapman

Snake…Saul Rowe

 

 

FUTURE VOICES (Part Five)

FUTURE VOICES concludes with two more original plays from aspiring playwrights.

 

LOOPER by Victor Fernandez (Platanos College) – “There is no end, there is no beginning.” A girl lies dying in hospital…

PART ONE: A man holds a theatre hostage – and makes a strange demand.

PART TWO: Can the same thing be happening again?

 

DISSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY by Precious N’Gbale (Platanos College) – A Year 11 girl vents about her dysfunctional life.

PART ONE: House Arrest

PART TWO: You Decide

Cast:

Teri Ann Bobb Baxter

Matthew Castle

Timothy Knightley

Shauna McLean

Kaajel Patel

Prince Plockey

 

Director:

Rob Drummer

 

Future Voices was co-ordinated by David Workman (Youth & Community Director at the Southwark Playhouse). The project was generously supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, The Peter Cruddas Foundation and the Ashley Family Foundation.

Suburban Tales: Brown Bread

Ever wondered what your pets really think about you? Or what the birds actually say to one another? Suburban Tales looks at life from the perspective of the wildlife that inhabits our towns and cities. Sometimes they see things very differently. And sometimes they don’t see what stares them in in the face…

The ducks in the park love the old lady that feeds them – and she comes every day.

Until one day she doesn’t…

 

Performed by:

Ella Richmond-Pearson

Phoebe Sturgess-Wenham

Isabelle Wall

 

 

FUTURE VOICES (Part Four)

Two new plays featuring the voices of doubt and the voices of reason. But which will win out?

 

 

AECOND by Joel Oliveira (Platanos College) – The Future. Deacon has been locked up for months, receiving experimental treatment in an attempt to cure his bi-polar disorder.

PART ONE: 2035. Kyla has come to administer another injection but Aecond, the demon voice inside Deacon’s head, convinces him that Kyla is the enemy…

PART TWO: Three years earlier. Kyla, and her colleague Astor, have invented a device that can destroy the unhealthy part of a “mentally ill” person’s mind. Deacon is chosen to be their first subject…

PART THREE: 2035. The treatment is not working and Kyla wants to set Deacon free, but Aecond – the unhealthy part of Deacon’s mind – has other ideas…

 

THIN ICE by Emelia Bature (Sacred Heart Catholic School)– Martin, literally, bumps into his ex-girlfriend Tiffany at an ice rink – and she has some news that may just break his heart.

Cast:

Teri Ann Bobb Baxter

Matthew Castle

Timothy Knightley

Shauna McLean

Kaajel Patel

Prince Plockey

 

Director:

Rob Drummer

 

Future Voices was co-ordinated by David Workman (Youth & Community Director at the Southwark Playhouse). The project was generously supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, The Peter Cruddas Foundation and the Ashley Family Foundation.