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Simon Stephens has created a stark, bracing and eventually brutal portrait of adolescent relationships in his new play Punk Rock Mark Shenton, Daily Express,Stephens s playconfronts young people as they really are, and builds inexorably towards its tragic and violent climax Michael Billington, Guardian,Simon Stephens evokes the twilight world of the teenager with scary vividness Charles Spencer, Daily Telegraph,Simon Stephens powerful and compelling new play Michael Coveney, Independent,Simon Stephens s cracking new play Benedict Nightingale, The Times,This riveting new work confirms Simon Stephens as one of the most important and exciting British playwrights working today compassion, insight and theatrical panache The writer s perfectly calibrated setup leads auds to some of the biggest, most complex questions of our times Karen Fricker, Variety,Simon Stephens writes funny and cruel banter which strikes a truthfully juvenile tone Matilda Battersby, Independent,The piece is gripping, shocking and ferociously funny as anxieties jitter, hormones fizz and misery festers in the library of a Stockport private school Sam Marlowe, Time Out London,A fierce and eventually shocking story that really taps into the anxieties of teenage youth Mark Shenton, Sunday Express,The dialogue zips along, and students love it the characters swear and bully, but make clever, biting remarks, and the chemistry between them sizzles through the writing Teaching Drama, Autumn Term Everything human beings do finishes up bad in the end Everything good human beings ever make is built on something monstrous Nothing lasts We certainly won t Based on his experience as a teacher, Stephens describes his play as The History Boys on crack It explores the underlying tensions and potential violence in a group of affluent, articulate seventeen year old students Contemporary and unnerving, with elements of The Catcher in the Rye, Punk Rock follows the story of seven sixth formers as they face up to the pressures of teenage life, while preparing for their mock A level exams and trying to get into Oxbridge They are a group of educated, intelligent and aspirational young people but step by step, the dislocation, disjunction and latent violence simmering under the surface of prosperity is revealed


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