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June 13

Lift Off! Greenwich Student Playwriting Showcase

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Crooms Hill
Greenwich, London SE10 8ES United Kingdom
June 13, 2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Lift Off! Greenwich Student Playwriting Showcase 2019


Don’t miss our exciting showcase of brand new work by University of Greenwich playwriting students. Enjoy 12 original new plays over two days, directed by professional directors and performed by student and professional actors. Thursday 13 June and  Friday 14 June, 13.00-16.00 at Greenwich Theatre Studio, Crooms Hill, Greenwich. Tickets are free but you should follow the links below to register for your free ticket.



Day 1 – Thursday 13 June 13.00-16.00


 Ed by Sam Fuller: An eating disorder, a bullying dad, but Ed must get through Christmas dinner.

The Forgotten Tree by Daniel Chedzgoy: Will his ageing  mother remember him?


This Is Revenge by Faye Tobin: A random killing may not be so random after all.

A Woodchuck would Chuck by Nicole Darvill-Batten: Two friends, a hat and rich banter about literature and language


A Stick Up Their Arse by Aidan Brunt: A homeless man discovers an unexpected Midas touch.

The Frame by Aydin Nobee-Fox: A surreal take on the question: is there life after death?



Day 2 –  Friday 14 June 13.00-16.00


Phoenix by Ciaran Kelly: If his mum won’t accept his gender, maybe his dad will?

Refuge by Jasmine Windsor: A girl begs her grandparents to help an injured stranger. Why?


 Mystery Box by Jack Regan: Three friends stuck in a cabin find a box. What will spill out if they open it?

Valentine’s News by Robin J. Egret: A family wrestles with a trans teen’s coming out


Fabricated Philistines by Omar Del Alisal-Jimenez: This is just a play, so he can’t really be dead. Right?

Beside Myself by Serwah O’Neill:  A man, his twin and their mum’s dementia.



Jillian Wallis (University of Greenwich,  Programme Leader, Drama) – Fabricated Philistines, This Is Revenge, Valentine’s News, A Stick Up Their Arse

Angela Ekaette Michaels (freelance director) – The Frame, Beside Myself, Phoenix

James Haddrell (Artistic Director, Greenwich Theatre) – Woodchuck Would Chuck, Ed, Forgotten Tree, Mystery Box, Refuge


Thanks to:  James Haddrell, Greenwich Theatre;  Zoe Petitt, Head of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences; Ade Solanke, Lecturer, Playwriting; and Nicholas Holden, Lecturer, Drama,  for their support organising this showcase. And, of course,  thanks also to our talented and hardworking student writers and actors!


AGE: 16+


Follow the link below to register for your free tickets. Take care to select the correct session, Day 1 or Day 2,


Register for Free Tickets