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Fast Forward & Play
18-25s: Tuesdays (Previous Project)

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Working with writer Duncan Kidd, a new play has been devised with Young Company actors that looks at the choices, issues and risks that young people face today.  A Wee Flutter toured to schools and other venues around Edinburgh in March.  It is hoped the project will tour again.


Age group: 18-25

No charge (funded by YouthLink through their National Volunteer Support Fund &
Cashback for Creativity)


Sat 5th-Fri 18th March 2016: Toured Edinburgh schools and other venues

Upcoming tour dates TBC

Staff Members

Steve Small

Creative Director

Steve has worked with young people in theatre for 25 years. He was Associate Director for Scottish Youth Theatre, Head of Education at the Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh where he created the Education Department and founded the award winning Lyceum Youth Theatre and was Associate Director, Education & Community, at Dundee Rep.  Since founding Strange Town he has directed numerous plays including Teach Me which was shortlisted for the Scottish Arts Club Edinburgh Guide Scottish Theatre Award in 2012.  Other work includes; The National Theatre of Scotland, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Edinburgh College, Queen Margaret University College, Moray House, BBC Scotland, Aberdeen Council and he has led workshops in Norway and Japan.

What People Say

"The project has been really interesting not just from a creative perspective, but an educational one too."

Project participant

"This has been a great eye opener! We have learnt a lot about different topics and it has been really interesting. I really like the script and it has been fun putting the piece together."

Project participant