Premier: The Static comes to The Core at Corby Cube

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A world premier comes to Corby this week as ThickSkin Theatre bring their production The Static to the stage.

The Static can be seen at The Core from Wednesday to Friday, September 28.

Written by Glasgow playwright Davey Anderson, it is a kinetic coming-of age story about desire, guilt and mind over matter.

Featuring a mix of multi-media, movement and text, this new play explores the ugly flipside to positive thinking – the idea that our darkest fantasies could come true.

The play is about Sparky, a bright but volatile 15-year-old boy, who is written off at school as a disruptive influence and a lost cause, but when he falls in love with a strange girl called Siouxsie his thoughts become telekinetic.

How will he use his newfound superpower?

The play is directed and choreographed by Corby-born Neil Bettles, co-founder and Artistic Director of ThickSkin and was developed in association with The Core at Corby Cube, with support from National Theatre of Scotland. Performances can be seen at 7.30pm each night, with a post show discussion on the Thursday. ThickSkin will also be providing free workshops for some local schools and colleges who book to see the show. Tickets are £12 each, with concessions at £10. Schools tickets are £8 each. The play is recommended for ages 14 and over. To book, call the Ticket Office on 01536 470 470 or visit