ThickSkin: The Static

ThickSkin: The Static


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£10 FULL. // £6 CONC. // FREEACT

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‘Most people’s thoughts stay inside their head. Not mine. My thoughts travel. My thoughts do things. Don't believe me? Just watch.’

Sparky, is a bright but volatile 15-year-old boy, who is written off at school as a disruptive influence and a lost cause, but when he falls in love with a strange girl called Siouxsie his thoughts become telekinetic. How will he use his newfound superpower – to win her heart, or to take revenge on his classmates and teachers?

Following an award-winning debut in 2010, ThickSkin returns with a magnetic new play featuring a striking mix of multi-media, movement and text.

Developed in association with The Core at Corby Cube, in partnership with Playwrights’ Studio, Scotland and with support from National Theatre of Scotland and The Arches. Part of Made in Scotland 2012.


ThickSkin will be leading two Physical Theatre workshops on Thu 25 Oct, 1pm to 4pm & 5pm to 7pm, Free with a show ticket. Call 0161 274 0600 to book. Advance booking is essential.



  • Suitable for over 14s
  • Pre-show performance on Wed 24, 6:30pm
  • Post-show discussion on Wed 24 & Thu 25
  • BSL interpretation on Thu 25


  • By Davey Anderson
  • Directed & Choreographed by Neil Bettles

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