This production was part of the National Theatre's Connections programme.
When they were kids, everyone loved Tom Joy. He brought the fun to any situation. He would be the first to crack a joke, the first to take on a dare…and the first to take things a little too far.
Five years on and Tom Joy is back. But this time, the friends have to wrestle with their guilt, from the lies they told the grown-ups, and of the story they created, that ultimately sent their best friend to prison.
Old Times, by Molly Taylor is a new piece of writing commissioned by the National Theatre as part of their NTConnections programme, an annual nationwide youth theatre festival.
This show was performed at Macready Theatre on 29th March and at Derby Theatre on 23rd April, 2023.
Now in their second year, In the Round Theatre is a vibrant new youth theatre group based in Rugby that focusses on actor training. The group is a non-profit making organisation with the sole aim of providing actor training to the young people of Rugby.