THE SHORTEST NIGHTS:
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Young minds evolving to survive with dogs, guns, wit and grit. (12+)
Prices: £5 earlybird (pre-programme release), £6 standard, £8 door (+ yplan booking fees)
Aprox. Runtime: 70min
Date: June 19
Venue: The Yard Theatre, Hackney Wick
After learning from her father that she will soon lose her place on the local boy’s football team, eleven-year-old Kirsty struggles to come to terms with her evolving identity as a young woman.
Two teenage boys break free from school to embark on a dangerous adventure, as they truant their way across the threatening industrial landscape which surrounds them.
A Girl And Her Gun
A tormented and neglected twelve-year-old finds solace watching her favourite, violent western movies. When she finds a Colt Revolver in her late father’s loft she decides to stand up to her tormentors – just like her gunslinging heroes.
A short animated film about love & family & stuff. Rhuben’s parents have had a falling out, and it looks like his dad is going to be in the doghouse for a while… literally.
Eight year old Sam is desperate for an allotment. When he meets Norman, a curmudgeonly old man with a neglected allotment and a death wish, Sam thinks he has the solution to both of their problems.