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“They Released Elements I’d Never Seen Before:” Simon Stephens’ Punk Rock

21 December 2017

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Acting

Final year students in the Richard Burton Company received a glowing review from playwright Simon Stephens for their production of his play Punk Rock, directed by Michael Fentiman.

Stephens, a Hodge International Chair in Drama at RWCMD, returned to the College for a workshop with acting students before staying to watch the show.

He also talked about it to The Guardian, calling it ‘one of his favourite productions.’

Michael Fentiman also directed RWCMD’s production of Days of Judas Iscariot earlier this year.

The Richard Burton Company rounded off the first term back at RWCMD with three productions, Intimate Apparel, The Agony and the Style and Punk Rock. 

More pictures and responses to Punk Rock below:

Twitter Reviews

Here are some more of your reactions to Simon Stephens’ Punk Rock:

https://twitter.com/JackStewartSND/status/937806303010881536

https://twitter.com/MollieMonkton/status/939777635764330497