Daring subjects for Sheffield student drama

Sheffield College drama degree students are tackling a double bill of plays with adult themes.

Tuesday, 26th February 2019, 08:28 am
Updated Tuesday, 26th February 2019, 08:32 am
Sheffield College Hillsborough campus student drama Consensual, part of a double bill

Consensual by Evan Plavey explores the themes of sex and consent and tells the story of a school head of year who unexpectedly runs into a former acquaintance.

Breathing Corpses tells the story of a chambermaid who discovers a body in a hotel room and the circumstances surrounding the death.

The award-winning play is written by Laura Wade, who grew up in Sheffield.

The 14 student performers are completing the BA honours degree or foundation degree in drama.

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Performing arts lecturer Jo Beadle said: “Both plays are disturbing, thought provoking and sometimes shocking, although there are elements of humour in both.”

Performances take place at the Hillsborough campus on Livesey Street on March 6, 7 and 8 at 7.15pm. Both plays are suitable for young people aged 12 and above.

For tickets, email info@sheffcol.ac.uk or call 0114 260 2600.