National Theatre Connections: It Snows

06 May 2016 – 06 May 2016

 Performed by Group 64 Theatre for Young People

Same old story. Boy doesn't meet Girl. Girl doesn't meet Boy. Threatened by terrifying Lads Gang. Threatened by awe-inspiring Girls Gang. Mum and Dad have declared war... against each other. Weird neighbour in the building opposite. Usual ordinary gloominess. Then, one day, it snows. Everything changes.

Bryony Lavery, Steven Hoggett and Scott Graham
Bryony Lavery’s plays include Her Aching Heart (Pink Paper Play of the Year 1992) and A Wedding Story (2000). Her play Frozen, commissioned by Birmingham Rep, won the TMA Best Play Award, the Eileen Anderson Central Television Award, and was produced on Broadway where it was nominated for four Tony awards.  She also wrote  Stockholm, with Frantic Assembly, which won the Wolff-Whiting Award for Best Play of 2008. Recent work includes Beautiful Burnout for the National Theatre of Scotland and Frantic Assembly, which received a Fringe First at Edinburgh; The Believers with Frantic Assembly at the Theatre Royal Plymouth and the Tricycle; Kursk with Sound&Fury at the Young Vic and Sydney Opera House; Thursday at the Adelaide Festival; Queen Coal at the Studio, Sheffield; 101 Dalmatians for Chichester; an adaptation of Tales of the City/ More Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin for BBC Radio 4; and Treasure Island at the National Theatre. Forthcoming work includes stage adaptations of Brideshead Revisited for York Theatre Royal; The Lovely Bones for Birmingham Rep; and a new work, SLIME, for Banff Canada/Cape Farewell. Bryony Lavery is an honorary Doctor of Arts at De Montfort University, an Associate Artist at Birmingham Rep and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.

Photography by Sorted. Design by National Theatre Graphic Design Studio.

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