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"Ingenious updating of Mary Shelley's gothic masterpiece is a technological triumph"
Morning Star ★★★★ 
"Of the moment, nimble and very clever" - Sardines
"The cast are extraordinary" - Broadway World
"Dacres is a marvel" - WhatsOnStage

NYT REP Season 2019

Written by Mary Shelley  
Adapted by Carl Miller
Directed by Emily Gray

Running time: 120 minutes including interval 
Age guidance: 11+
Please note strobe lights are used during this performance
The production will feature a section where audience members wear virtual reality headset

Tickets on sale now

The world premiere of a fast-paced and emotionally gripping modern adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic gothic thriller exploring Artificial Intelligence, emotional learning and what it means to be post-human.

“Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful.”

Adapted for stage by Carl Miller (WASTED) directed by Emily Gray (Artistic Director of Trestle Theatre Company) and performed by Britain’s best young talent from the NYT REP Company.

Schools Tickets 
If you are a Teacher who would like to reserve discounted schools tickets for you and your students, please get in touch with us on sian.davila@nyt.org.uk with the name of the performance, your ideal date and how many tickets you would like to book. 

2019 Frankenstein Educational Resource pack 

Events around the show  

Members' Night - Saturday 2 November, 7.30pm

National Youth Theatre Members are invited to join us for the evening performance of Frankenstein, followed by a post-show Q+A session with members of the 2019 REP Company and creative team 

Post-Show Digital Q+A - Thursday 14th November, 7.30pm 

For ticket-holders to this performance, we are holding a free post-show discussion led by digital creatives exploring the virtual reality element of our produciton of Frankesntein. 

Relaxed Performance - Saturday 23rd November, 2.30pm
Our relaxed performances mean you are free to move about, make noise and we have an open door policy where you can come and go as you please.
There is a chill-out space available if you need a quiet moment. Reasonable adjustments have been made to this performance to make it more accessible. 
Pre-show information will be sent out to all ticket bookers for this show. 

Pre-show information 

Creative and Production Team 

Written by Mary Shelley
Adapted by Carl Miller
Director Emily Gray
Designer Hannah Wolfe
Composer and Musical Director Chris Ash
Lighting Designer Clare O'Donoghue
Sound Designer Theo Holloway
Movement Director Dan O'Neill
Fight Director Claire Llewellyn for RC Annie
Assistant Director Mumba Dodwell
Digital & Virtual Reality Content Megaverse
Production Manager Ian Smith
Company Stage Manager Dougie Wilson
Deputy Stage Manager Anna Townley
Assistant Stage Manager Jessica Potts
Assistant Stage Manager  Rica Struckmann
Rehearsals Assistant Stage Manager Amy Newall
Sound No. 1 Constança Lobo
Head of Costume Helena Bonner
Costume Supervisor Elia Baker
Costume and Wardrobe Assistant Manisha Sondhi
Costume Assistants Laura Mugford, Lauren Hall, Ruth Cartlidge
Design Assistant Hannah Kelly 
VR Team Leader Claudia Davison 
VR Team Naila Barrett, Elliot Mills, Samantha Galbrieth, Ebba Liepe, Adrian David Paul, Joshua Ely, Natasha Rea, Fabienne P-C, Michael Sookhan, Kristen Cope, Elinor Solly, Sana El Wakili, Rhianna Hosmer, Harriet Norman

2019 REP Company 

Guy Clark
Ella Dacres
Natalie Dunne 
Jordan Ford Silver
Jamie Foulkes
Alice Franziska
Billy Hinchliff
Jadie Rose Hobson
Bede Hodgkinson
Tiwalade Ibirogba Olulode
Julia Kass
Sarah Lusack
Jemima Mayala
Joseph Payne
Sonny Poon Tip
Raj Singh


Frankenstein will be staged by the National Youth Theatre in REP with Great Expectations at the Southwark Playhouse. The 2019 NYT REP Company will also stage A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Criterion Theatre in December 2019 and January 2020.

The NYT REP is supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation,Spotlight and Idlewild Trust and the production of Frankenstein is supported by Cockayne – Grants for the Arts.

Photo by Helen Maybanks
Image Design by PLASTIK
Make-Up by Megan Burke 

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