What Once Was Ours

A bold piece of immersive theatre about belonging and cultural identity, capturing a generation of voices from all over the country.

What Once Was Ours

About this event

Starts: Tuesday 31 October 2017 6:00 PM

Ends: Tuesday 31 October 2017 8:00 PM

At: artsdepot, 5 Nether Street, Tally Ho Corner, North Finchley, London N12 0GA

Organised by: Zest Theatre

Katie and Callum couldn't be any more distant and disconnected: different heritage, different cities, different opportunities. Except there is one thing they'll always have in common: Dad. What happens when Callum suddenly turns up in desperate need of help?

Created against the background of Brexit, What Once Was Ours has been developed in consultation with young people across the country and uses their direct words and opinions to explore how politics and national values impact on the complex lives of one family.

Beautiful imagery, striking original music and immersive design combine to create this powerful new production for young people, which asks why we've become so fearful of anyone who is different from us.

What Once Was Ours is a Zest Theatre and Half Moon co-production: an exciting collaboration by two of the UK's leading companies creating work for young people.

A 360 degree immersive experience. Developed through direct contact with 200 young people across the country, using their words and opinions to explore politics and national values.

Zest asked young people across the country the main reason why they don't access theatre. 43% of those asked said it was 'boring or irrelevant to them'. We want to change this. When programming for young people, putting the show on your website and brochure simply isn't enough. A strong social media campaign and meeting young people face to face are essential.

There will be a Q&A after the show.
Education Pack available.


artsdepot North Finchley

artsdepot North Finchley

5 Nether Street Tally Ho Corner North Finchley London N12 0GA

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