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Yen archiveYen tells the story of two brothers, 16 year old Hench and 13 year old Bobbie, who live alone with their dog, Taliban, playing videogames and watching pornography. It is a play that explores lost childhood, lost innocence, love and violence; with tragic consequences. It was inspired by a story in a local paper about two boys who committed a hideous crime. World Premiere (Manchester)


Alex Austin, Sian Breckin, Jake Davies, Annes Elwys


Author: Anna Jordan
Producer(s): Royal Exchange Theatre, Royal Court
Director(s): Ned Bennett, Pamela Donald (fight director), Polly Bennett (movement director)
Design: Georgia Lowe
Lighting: Elliot Griggs
Music: Giles Thomas
Sound: Giles Thomas


Yen (Play) production archive for QTIX code T432129169. Details of all Yen archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S0971390768

Archive Listings

22 Jan 16
13 Feb 16
Royal Court - Jerwood Theatre
West End, Greater London
Performance Details => Venue archive
18 Feb 15
7 Mar 15
Royal Exchange
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Performance Details => Venue archive


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