by Philip Osment


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What happens when you're in a hole? What happens when that hole's inside you? What do you do you fill it with to make yourself feel whole?

In 2012, 3 teenagers emailed the 20 Stories High Theatre Company to ask them if they could make a play about their friend Holly. This is how it unravelled…

3 teenagers: ...So that’s our story and we really want to tell it... and we want to act in it as well, and play ourselves… cos actors wouldn’t really be as convincing as us.

20 Stories High: It’s a very moving story... but we’re really busy at the moment and also, to be honest, you’re not really actors.

3 teenagers: But we really want to tell our story... it says on your website that “Everybody has a story to tell... and their own way of telling it...”

20 Stories High: Well, come back in a year, when we’re less busy, and let’s talk.

One Year Later, we made the play with them: WHOLE

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781849434454
Publisher: Oberon Books
Publication date: 08/27/2013
Series: Oberon Plays for Younger People
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Philip Osment is an actor, dramaturg, teacher and award-winning playwright. 20 Stories High is a theatre company that creates dynamic, challenging theatre that attracts new audiences. They cross over art forms to develop new ones, nurture new writing and involve young people at every stage of the theatre-making process. Working with the stories and artistic influences of surrounding communities, they are passionate about pushing the boundaries of theatre.

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