Rosie Day

Rosie Day to star in Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon

Rosie Day will star in Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon at Southwark Playhouse this February.

Written by Day as her debut play, the one person show also features integrated video performances from Amanda Abbington (Sherlock), Philip Glenister (Life on Mars) and Olivier nominated Isabella Pappas with Maxine Peake providing voiceovers.

Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon is billed as a call to arms for young women everywhere, and questions why society isn’t watching out for our girls as they navigate fading friendships, f**ked up families and forging a trail through adolescence.

The play had a sell-out preview run at the Old Red Lion Theatre in February 2020, and subsequent performances at the Barn Theatre’s first Summer outdoor theatre festival, BarnFest in August 2020. 

In October 2021, Rosie Day’s debut book Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon a nonfiction guide for teenage girls to survive and thrive in their adolescence was published by leading publisher Hachette. 

Georgie Staight directs Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon with set and costume design by Cara Evans, lighting design by Holly Ellis, sound design by Sam Glossop and video design by Dan Light.

The piece is produced by Zoe Weldon and Katy Galloway who along with Rosie Day and Georgie Staight make up the Teenage Armageddon Collective.

Instructions for a Teenage Armageddon runs from 9 February 2022 until 5 March at Southwark Playhouse’s the Little. An official press night will be held on 10 February. Tickets are now on sale.


📷 Main photo: Rosie Day

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