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Moonfleece, Rich Mix

Moonfleece, Rich Mix

Philip Ridley’s play explores teen fantasy and youthful emotions

Unforgettably teenage in every way: Sean Verey, Bradley Taylor, Emily Plumtree and Beru Tessema in MoonfleeceAdam Levy
Although our culture is obsessed with youth, very few adults can connect directly with teenagers. Instead teens have become the object of our fears — there’s even a posh word for this: ephebiphobia. In drama, teens are often portrayed as a problem to be solved, and deprived of their own voices. By welcome contrast, Philip Ridley’s Moonfleece, which opened last night in London and will tour the north of England, is unforgettably teenage in every way — it is young, young, young!

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