Skunk (Multiplay Drama)
A surreal, dreamlike and hilarious play exploring the pressures and transformations that happen to teenagers as they grow up.
Otto's parents have big plans for him. His mum thinks he's 'Cambridge material'. His dad wants him to play for Arsenal. It's a lot of pressure, but Otto has it under control.
Until one morning, when Otto wakes up feeling pretty peculiar... discovering, unexpectedly, he's been transformed into a skunk.
Inspired by Kafka's novella The Metamorphosis, Zawe Ashton's Skunk was first performed at Soho Theatre, produced by the National Youth Theatre.
A free downloadable extract of the play is available from this page.
The Nick Hern Books Multiplay Drama series features large-cast plays specifically written to be performed by and appeal to older teenagers and young adults. For more information, visit www.multiplaydrama.co.uk.