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Connections 2024: Replica

by Titas Halder

On a plain cream background, an apple green depiction of two large identical wasps, facing diagonally towards each other, with 'REPLICA' in large ochre letters over the top of the image.

Booking and details

7pm on Friday 28 June
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The event location is

Dorfman Theatre

National Theatre, South Bank, London SE1 9PX

£5 for one performance
£8 when you book for Replica and Dy Enw Marw (Your Name is Dead) by Elgan Rhys in the same order

Performed by Sir Robert Pattinson Academy

Something happened on the school trip. One of the class has been replaced by an exact replica of themselves. At least that’s what everyone’s saying. Once a rumour starts, it can be difficult to remember what is real – or who. Convinced that there is an impostor walking among them, a group of teenagers is determined to root out the intruder.

A mystery about friendship, the nature of truth, and humanity. When it comes to it, how do you prove that you are a human?

 

Titas Halder is a writer, director, and musician. His first two plays Run the Beast Down (Marlowe Theatre, Finborough) and Escape the Scaffold (The Other Room, Theatre 503) saw him nominated for Best New Writer at the Stage Debut Awards. His play The Basement  was a finalist for the Verity Bargate Award. He trained on the Royal Court Theatre Young Writers Programme and at the Donmar Warehouse as Resident Assistant Director. For the National Theatre he has been a director and playwriting tutor for NT New Views and was Staff Director on Consent.

Titas has worked extensively on new writing and developing new plays. His work as director includes: The Lemon Table by Julian Barnes / Ian McDiarmid, co-directed with Michael Grandage (UK Tour), Sinners Club by Lucy Rivers (Soho Theatre, Theatr Clwyd, The Other Room), A Boy and His Soul by Colman Domingo (Kiln Theatre), The Dance of Death by August Strindberg / Conor McPherson (Donmar Trafalgar). He is currently writing his first feature film. He performs and records as Titas and the Fox.

Suitability

Content guidance

  • Recommended for ages 16+
  • Strong language.
  • Some mildly violent language, used in a sci-fi context.

Access

This performance will be Captioned

 

Connections 2024

Supporters

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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