11 Sep - 13 Sep 2014 For ages 13+

A 20 Stories High production

Tales from the MP3

Real people. Real stories.

  • Created by Julia Samuels with 20 Stories High Young Actors Company
  • Directed by Julia Samuels

Real people. Real stories.

Young people from the award-winning 20 Stories High tell each other's true stories straight from their MP3 players. As they hear the words in their headphones, the performers deliver line for line to the audience what they are hearing - live.

Delivered with unflinching honesty, this group of teenagers discusses religion, sex, race, friendship and family. Boys and girls play each other and cultural identity is swapped, revealing challenging and insightful perspectives.

With live music, beat-boxing and projection, this is a distinctive and unique new play from one of the UK's top theatre companies for young adult audiences.

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‘the more poignant scenes are balanced with light-hearted and humourous moments, which impressively do not negate the impact of the serious scenes'

★★★★ Broadway Baby

'It’s authentic, feels immediate and has an energetic company'

★★★★ Across the Arts

'enjoyable, life-affirming watching'

Time Out

'Liverpool teenagers telling it as it is'


For schools (suitable for year 9+)

School tickets are £10, with every eleventh ticket free, please contact our Box Office team on 020 7645 0560 to book. 

Download the Tales from the MP3 resource pack.

You can find out more about our schools' programme here. To request a copy of our Secondary Schools' brochure or to be added to our Teacher mailing list, please contact schools@unicorntheatre.com.

Find out more about the show

There will be free Insights after every performance - your chance to ask the company any questions you may have after watching the show. 


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