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A kinetic coming-of-age story about desire, guilt and mind over matter.
‘Most people’s thoughts stay inside their head. Not mine. My thoughts travel. My thoughts do things. Don't believe me? Just watch.’
Meet Sparky, a bright but volatile 15-year-old boy, who is written off at school as a disruptive influence and a lost cause, but when he falls in love with a strange girl called Siouxsie he discovers a newfound superpower.
Featuring a striking mix of multi-media, movement and text, this visually arresting and fast-paced production explores the ugly flipside to positvie thinking - the terrifying idea that our darkest fantasies could come true.
Following an award-winning ebut in 2010, ThickSkin returns with a magnetic new play by Davey Anderson.
Developed in association with The Core at Corby Cube, in partnership with Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland and with support from National Theatre of Scotland and The Arches. Part of Made in Scotland 2012.
Suitable for those aged 14+. Contains some strong language.
FREE Post-show discussion.