We are delighted to be returning to the Ambassadors Theatre in the heart of London’s West End as our 16 strong REP Company age between 18-25 to present Frantic Assembly's Othello and Jekyll and & Hyde.
‘The NYT REP Company are more than
a match for the best of the West End’
NYT present Frantic Assembly's Othello, Written by William Shakespeare, Adapted by Scott Graham and Steven Hoggett for Frantic Assembly and Directed by Simon Pittman
This is a mating ground. A dog-eat-dog kind of place. And it’s about to kick off…In an exclusive collaboration, the National Youth Theatre are proud to present Frantic Assembly’s award-winning adaptation of Othello. This electrifying take on Shakespeare’s thriller of paranoia, jealousy and murder takes a scalpel to 21st century Britain and will leave you breathless. Directed by Simon Pittman (Associate Director, Frantic Assembly) and performed by the 2017 NYT REP Company, don’t miss your opportunity to experience Shakespeare’s classic text like never before. The production is National Youth Theatre’s first staging of Othello since it’s acclaimed 1995/1996 production starring Chiwetel Ejiofor in the title role.
Running time: 1 hour 40 mins (including interval)
Jekyll & Hyde, in a new version by Evan Placey, based on the novella by Robert Louis Stevenson, directed by Roy Alexander Weise
Everyone has another face they hide behind… The National Youth Theatre REP Company invite you into the world of Victorian England, where civilised society meets seedy Soho for a thrilling new adaptation of Jekyll and Hyde from award-winning playwright Evan Placey (Consensual, Girls Like That) Directed by Roy Alexander Weise (Mountaintop, JMK 2016 Winner), this classic tale of secrets, deceit and revenge will be brought to life by some of Britain’s most exciting emerging talent on one the West End’s most historic stages.
Running time: 90 mins (No interval)