Alecky Blythe’s engrossing new verbatim play tells the stories of a generation. Created from five years of interviews with 12 young people from all four corners of the UK, Our Generation is a captivating portrait of their teenage years as they journey into adulthood.
Often too extraordinary to be fiction, this funny and moving play is for anyone who is - or has ever been - a teenager.
Daniel Evans directs this co-production with the National Theatre, which runs at the Minerva Theatre immediately following its London premiere.
Alecky Blythe’s acclaimed verbatim musical London Road premiered at the National Theatre in 2011 and she later adapted it for the 2015 feature film. Her other work includes Little Revolution (Almeida Theatre) and The Riots: In Their Own Words for BBC2.
Our Generation will be Daniel Evans’s directorial debut at the National Theatre; as an actor, his work there included Cardiff East, Peter Pan, Troilus and Cressida, Candide and The Merchant of Venice. He is Artistic Director of Chichester Festival Theatre, where his productions include South Pacific, This Is My Family, Quiz and Fiddler on the Roof.
A co-production with the National Theatre.