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Photos: Robert Day

Writer/Director: Julia Samuels

Designer: Miriam Nabarro

Performers: Ade Ajibade, Annie Mukete, Bradley Thompson, Odile Mukete, Owen Jones, Sam Ikpeh, Toyin Otubsin

Produced by 20 Stories High

Liverpool Everyman, Summerhall Edinburgh and National Tour (2014)

20 Stories High bring real teenagers onto the stage to tell real tales straight from their MP3 players. As they hear the words in their headphones, they deliver line for line to the audience what they are hearing - live.

No stone is left unturned... with unflinching honesty they discuss religion, sex, race, friendship and family. The company play each other, swapping genders and cultural identities, revealing some challenging and insightful perspectives.

With live music, beatboxing and projections, Tales from the MP3 is a completely unique, new play from one of the UK's top theatre companies for young adult audiences.


Audience Feedback


"This is a brilliant show" 

Total Theatre

"life-affirming watching"

Time Out ****

"authentic...immediate...a breath of fresh air"

ArtsBlog ****

Broadway Baby ****

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