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Connections 2024: Back in the Day

by Yasmeen Khan

On a plain cream background, a sandy orange figure of a woman in Victorian dress on roller skates is repeated in a line, with 'BACK IN THE DAY' in large fuchsia letters over the top of the image.

Booking and details

7pm on Tuesday 25 June
This show has now ended

£5 for one performance
£8 when you book for Back in the Day and Orchestra by Charlie Josephine in the same order

Performed by Folkestone School for Girls

A group of classmates are charged with the responsibility of being their school’s well-being champions.

In a freak occurrence they are transported back to the 80’s via an impromptu and heavily improvised roller disco. Here they discover they’re not the only ones with skeletons in the cupboard, and there was more to the 80s than glitterballs and strange haircuts.


Yasmeen Khan is an award-winning radio presenter, writer and performer based in London with roots in West Yorkshire. Yasmeen writes comedy and drama and very much enjoys the space between the two. Screenwriting includes BBC’s Eastenders, with over twenty episodes written to date. Yasmeen loves life behind the mic. Alongside hundreds of hours of live programming on national and local radio, she presents documentaries on BBC Radio 4 across a wide variety of topics.

Yasmeen’s theatre writing has been produced nationally, with a specialism in comedy-drama. During lockdown, her northern and British Asian focussed digital adaptation of The Importance of Being Earnest earned a five-star review from The Stage. She also co-wrote Going The Distance, a streaming production about a struggling community theatre, starring Matthew Kelly, Shobna Gulati and Sarah Hadland. She regularly hosts Q&As and panel discussions at theatres including The National Theatre. Her current writing includes development for two new plays.


Content guidance:

  • Recommended for ages 13+
  • There is one moment of strong language.


This performance will be Captioned


Connections 2024


The Mohn Westlake Foundation supports nationwide Learning programmes for young people.

Connections is supported by The Mohn Westlake Foundation, Buffini Chao Foundation, The EBM Charitable Trust, Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, Katie Bradford Arts Trust, Susan Miller & Byron Grote, Mulberry Trust, Tuixen Foundation, The Peter Cundill Foundation, The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust, The Woodward Charitable Trust and The John Thaw Foundation.

Nationwide learning is supported by Buffini Chao Foundation, Clore Duffield Foundation, Tim & Sarah Bunting, MFPA Trust Fund for the Training of Disabled Children in the Arts, Behrens Foundation, Cleopatra Trust, and The Andor Charitable Trust.

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