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Sextet - Blue Moon Over Poplar/The Astronaut's Wives' Club/Still Killing Time/Unstoned/Fish and Company/Prime Resident archivePremier of six plays by six writers celebrating the 'lost tribes and iconic moments' from the six decades of the NYT's existence - Rebecca Lenkiewicz (1950s), Al Smith (1960s), Barrie Keefe (1970s), Amy Evans (1980s), Samuel Adamson (1990s) and Stella Duffy (2000s). All six plays in one day Aug 12, Sep 2 at 12:00. Blue Moon Over Poplar (1950s) - 6 East-End teenagers struggle to reconcile their adult feelings, urges and responsibilities against the unforgiving backdrop of post-war dereliction and the hanging of Ruth Ellis. The Astronaut's Wives' Club (1960s) - While their Astronaut husbands enjoy the mixed blessings of being the nation's real life 'superheroes', a group of Houston wives are left to confront their fears and frustrations privately, away from the prying eyes of the media. Still Killing Time (1970s) - While the rest of the Country celebrates the Queen's Silver Jubliee, a group of disaffected school leavers' efforts to make easy money lead them into a precarious situation with a local organised crime boss. Unstoned (1980s) - In the area of no-man's land to the western side of the Berlin Wall a group of young squatters have taken advantage respectively of the enforced impotence of the West German and the disinterest of the East German Police to set up a hedonistic commune. However, with the sale of the land to the West imminent, their idyll looks set to end. Fish and Company (1990s) - When a group of friends and co-workers find their syndicate has have won the lottery, they begin to question the strength of their relationships and loyalties to one another with disastrous consequences. Prime Resident (2000s) - In an Orwellian vision of the near future, Stella Duffy's powers that be decide that the best way to solve the world's problems is to send everyone back to where they are born and put an end to international travel.

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Company: National Youth Theatre
Author(s): Rebecca Lenkiewicz (Blue Moon Over Poplar), Al Smith (The Astronaut's Wives' Club), Barrie Keefe (Still Killing Time), Amy Evans (Unstoned), Samuel Adamson (Fish and Company), Samuel Adamson (Fish and Company), Stella Duffy (Prime Resident)
Director(s): Paul Roseby (Blue Moon Over Poplar), Richard Wilson (The Astronaut's Wives' Club), John Hoggarth (Still Killing Time), Diana Quick (Unstoned), Tessa Walker (Fish and Company), Tessa Walker (Fish and Company), Juliet Knight (Prime Resident)
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Sextet - Blue Moon Over Poplar/The Astronaut's Wives' Club/Still Killing Time/Unstoned/Fish and Company/Prime Resident

Sextet - Blue Moon Over Poplar/The Astronaut's Wives' Club/Still Killing Time/Unstoned/Fish and Company/Prime Resident (Play) production archive for QTIX code T600301849. Details of all Sextet - Blue Moon Over Poplar/The Astronaut's Wives' Club/Still Killing Time/Unstoned/Fish and Company/Prime Resident archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S774260659

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