Dates and Times
Fri 15 - Sat 16 Nov 2019 at 9pm
Featured in our Autumn 2019 programme. Browse the full season here.
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Presented by Neal Pike & Matt Miller
“Let me tell you about Foxwood. A place that my skipping voice would not get me thrown down stairs. Unlike other schools. It was very much like other schools.”
From 1998-2002, Neal Pike attended a special educational needs school in Nottinghamshire. Five Years is about trying to hold on to a sense of who you are during those messy, brutal and mundane years of adolescence. With warmth and humour that cuts to the bone, Neal Pike explores identity, community and the parts of him that were shaped by Foxwood.
All performance of Five Years are BSL interpreted and Relaxed.
This production contains references to sexual abuse and bullying, occasional strong language. Recommended age rating 16+
About the company
Nottinghamshire-based poet, Neal Pike (Tentacles commissioned by Unlimited, Identity Bike Ride) and poet and theatre-maker from Nottingham, Matt Miller (Fitting, Sticking) met as members of Nottingham based poetry collective the Mouthy Poets in 2012 and toured together. Five Years is Neal and Matt’s debut theatre project.
Image credit (c) Chris Bishop