DNA by Dennis Kelly & East End Tales by Fin Kennedy

A double-bill performed by Arcola Youth Theatre
Directed by Helena Easton

DNA by Dennis Kelly

Deoxyribonucleic Acid: A little bit of knowledge is a dangerous thing. When a high school “it” group takes a joke too far, a lonely and terrified girl is missing, presumed…..?

Calling up contemporary media obsessions with ‘real life stories’ and dodgy old postmen with rotten teeth, Deoxyribonucleic Acid is a poignant and, sometimes, hilarious tale with a very, very dark heart.

East End Tales by Fin Kennedy

Sleep in the day
Come out at night
I reckon
That’s when
Y’see the real East End

From gossipy sisters jostling for position on the sofa, through to a pair of cynical pigeons sitting on a telegraph wire, our storytellers observe a day in the life of London’s East End.