Kev used to be captain of the school football team. Scored the winner in the All-Essex Schools Cup Final. He used to have a girlfriend called Lisa; she wore a fitted blazer, and lit up the playground.
Ben used to get beaten up most days. He stole money from his mum’s purse to pay off Wicksy.
Then there was Ben’s mate Jack. Loyal, unbreakable Jack.
An unflinchingly honest new drama about the kids who survived school, and those who didn’t, Plastic premiered at the Old Red Lion Theatre, London, before transferring to the Mercury Theatre, Colchester, produced by Poleroid Theatre and directed by Josh Roche.
Kenneth Emson is a BAFTA Award-nominated screenwriter and playwright. His other plays include Terrorism (Bush Theatre) and This Must Be the Place with Brad Birch (Winner of Show of the Year at VAULT Festival 2017).
‘Emson writes with wit and fine emotional precision… holds you gripped throughout’ -Financial Times on Terrorism
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About the Author
Kenneth Emson's plays include Rural (White Bear); Whispering Happiness (Tristan Bates); Our Nobby (Eastern Angles, touring); The Peterborough Effect (Eastern Angles, touring); England Street (Oxford Playhouse); and Terrorism (Bush Theatre). He also writes for TV and film and was nominated for a Bafta Craft Award in 2016 for his work on The Last Hours of Laura K.