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“THE BEST PIECE OF NEW WRITING CURRENTLY ON THE LONDON STAGE”

- ALEKS SIERZ

"EXTRAORDINARY"

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“Fascinating…the play will lodge in the mind…an Ingenious design”

- GUARDIAN

“Remarkable…packing in a younger audience”

- OBSERVER

“Firecracker writing”

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A charged, haunting, unflinchingly honest new contemporary thriller set in 90s Essex about time, memory and escape by BAFTA nominated, prizewinning Essex playwright Kenneth Emson, directed by critically acclaimed 2017 JMK Award winner Josh Roche and designed by Sophie Thomas, fresh from their lauded production of My Name Is Rachel Corrie at the Young Vic. 

CAST

Mark Weinman - Kev
Thomas Coombes - Ben
Louis Greatorex - Jack
Madison Clare - Lisa
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MARK WEINMAN (Captain Amazing, Soho Theatre; The Gamechangers, BBC2; Press, BBC1), THOMAS COOMBES (Barbarians, Tooting Arts Club - Winner of Best Male Performance Off West End Theatre Awards; Hatton Garden, ITV; Save Me, Sky Atlantic), LOUIS GREATOREX (Safe, Netflix; The Last Post, BBC1; Last Tango In Halifax, BBC1) and MADISON CLARE (LAMDA). 

Writer | Kenneth Emson

Director | Josh Roche

Designer | Sophie Thomas

Lighting Designer | Peter Small
Sound Designer | Kieran Lucas

Producer | Molly Roberts

Associate Producer | Corinne Salisbury

Assistant Producer | Holly White

PR | Chloe Nelkin Consulting

Poster Image | Helen Murray 

Show photography | Mathew Foster

2015 Latitude production cast | Katie Bonna, James Cooney, Adam Gillen, Scott Hazell

Plastic was generously supported by Arts Council England, Royal Victoria Foundation, Blyth Watson Charitable Trust, The Old Vic Theatre, Jocelyn Abbey and Triple E Ltd.  

"Triple E Ltd, the industry leading designer and manufacturer of stage tracking and engineering products is delighted to support Poleroid Theatre's innovative staging of Plastic." 

BUY THE TEXT FROM NICK HERN BOOKS HERE 

READ ALL ABOUT PLASTIC'S EXCITING OUTREACH PROGRAMME HERE.