What’s New | 7 – 13 October

Our weekly round up of what’s going on in the world of new writing.

Boys by Ella Hickson | Arcola Theatre | 7 – 12 Oct
On their last night as students, four lads have to face their future, so a drug-fuelled rager seems wholly appropriate. This arrestingly dark comedy offers an intense insight into youth mentality today. More info

Adult Supervision by Sarah Rutherford | Park Theatre | 8 Oct – 3 Nov
Lifting the lid on a stew of racial tensions and social embarrassments, this is a hilarious, provocative and brilliantly insightful look at the new ‘Beige Britain’. More info

The Events by David Greig | Young Vic | 9 Oct – 2 Nov
When Claire, a priest, survives an atrocity she sets out on a quest to answer the most difficult question of all; ‘Why?’.  It’s a journey that takes her to the edge of reason, science, politics and faith.  More info

FINAL WEEK: Routes by Rachel De-lahay | Royal Court | Until 12 Oct
A cutting new play about immigration and exile, and what happens when people fall through the cracks. Routes opens up the borders of friendship and family. More info

Think we’ve missed anything? Want your show to be included in a future What’s New? Email us


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