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Blue Stockings


Blue Stockings by Jessica Swale
Directed by Alice Knight

“I can’t believe we’re still having to protest this sh*t” Women’s March 2017

Girton College, Cambridge, 1897. Four young women fight for the right to graduate. 

Following its world premiere at the Globe Theatre in 2013, National Youth Theatre present the first play by Olivier Award winning playwright Jessica Swale (Nell Gwynn), for which she was nominated for the Evening Standards’ Most Promising Playwright Award.

Directed by Alice Knight, recipient of the 2014 Bryan Forbes Director Bursary Fund and performed by some of Britain’s most exciting young talent as part of NYT’s 2017 East End season at the Yard Theatre. 


The Company 


Amy Parker                         Daisy Porter
Elizabeth Welsh                    Miss Bott / Miss Lindley


Dajay Brown                         James Walsh
Dr Maudsley                           Edwards


Laura Trosser                       Leo Flanagan
Miss Blake                              Mr Banks


Maxwell Hayes                       Millie Boardman
Lloyd                                        Celia


Mischa Jones                         Nadia Hirsi
Tess                                        Carolyn                                    


Oscar Porter-Brentford        Quinton Arigi
Ralph                                       Will


Samuel Creasey                     Simran Hunjun
 Holmes                                   Maeve


NYT Backstage Team 

Stage Management    
Robyn-Amber Manners, Emily Watson, Bella Routley

Scenic Construction  
Elizabeth Atherton, Luned Gwawr Evans

Matthew Dean, Matillda Stratford,Dan Barnicott

Thomas Jackson

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