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Blue Stockings

15 August — 19 August

Part of National Youth Theatre’s East End Season

Girton College, Cambridge, 1897. Four young women fight for the right to graduate.

Following its world premiere at the Globe Theatre in 2013, National Youth Theatre present the first play by Olivier Award winning playwright Jessica Swale (Nell Gwynn), for which she was nominated for the Evening Standards’ Most Promising Playwright Award.

Directed by Alice Knight, recipient of the 2014 Bryan Forbes Director Bursary Fund and performed by some of Britain’s most exciting young talent as part of NYT’s 2017 East End season at the Yard Theatre.


Post-show Discussion

NYT Member? Discover more about the show and find out what’s been happening at the NYT at our Members post-show discussion, taking place after the Saturday matinee performance. Time TBC.


  • Written by Jessica Swale
  • Directed by Alice Knight

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