Flying High + NT Connections: Old Times

Flying High + NT Connections: Old Times

Available dates

Sat 18 Mar, 7:15pm

Flying High Expressive Arts CIC invites you to watch their play ‘Old Times’ by Molly Taylor as part of the National Theatre Connections 2023 Festival. We also have other play excerpts and theatre pieces created by our Senior Youth Theatre and Drama companies and our adult group Phoenix Theatre Company. It will be an exciting evening showcasing some of the best talent in the community.

The evening will start at 7.15pm and ‘Old Times’ by Molly Taylor performed by Flying High Young Company will begin at 8.30pm

Old Times by Molly Taylor

Twins Stefi and Zafer are about to turn 18. However, life is throwing up complications: Zafer is ill and Stefi is scared their past is about to catch up with them.

Five years ago, Stefi, Zafer and their friends were involved in the murder of a policeman. Only one of them was accused and convicted: well-known trouble-maker and ‘bad kid’ Tom Joy.

When Stefi finds out Tom Joy has been released from prison, she fears he will be out for revenge and decides it’s time to get the gang back together. Stefi has a plan to protect them all, but will they ever be able to move on?

Molly Taylor is a writer and theatre-maker from Liverpool. Recent projects include The Key Workers Cycle at the Almeida; Sinder at Dundee Rep; and Me for the World for Young Vic Taking Part. Her plays for young people include The Wave and Cacophony at the Almeida; What Was Left at Southwark Playhouse; and Earthlings at The Yard. Her solo shows include Extinguished Things at Edinburgh Fringe / Adelaide Fringe; and Love Letters to the Public Transport System for National Theatre of Scotland.

Recommended for ages 14+

  • References to cancer.
  • Moderate language and two instances of strong language.
  • Reference to the stabbing of a character (unseen, offstage).
  • A brief reference to substance abuse.
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