Section 2 is a new play by London-based playwright Peter Imms which addresses the sensitive subject of mental health. It’s been developed in collaboration with emerging theatre company Paper Creatures.
Kenneth Emson’s script for Plastic is unusual, a rapid-fire rhyming verse that somehow still feels very natural in the mouths of teenagers, and which is brought brilliantly to life by an excellent cast.
On paper, Fat Friends the Musical ticks all the boxes: a nostalgic revival of a much-loved TV series, written by the show’s original creator Kay Mellor; a heart-warming story about loving yourself and your body no matter what you weigh.
Over the last few years, images of refugees fleeing their homes in search of safety in Europe have become such a common sight in our newspapers and on our TV screens that they’ve begun to lose a little of the powerful impact they once had.