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Pressure Drop by Anna Bennett

Pressure Drop by Anna Bennett


This play was produced by Immediate Theatre and developed with young people from Hackney. This publication includes workshop plans around the themes of the play for teachers / youth practitioners.


Following an out of character violent outburst, Daniel is placed in the school exclusion room where he meets Michael, a regular. Daniel's sister, Mya has always been a star student, but when her boyfriend shares a naked picture of her online, her life is shattered. She turns to her friend Jayden for support, but he is quick to blame her. Meanwhile, Michael and Daniel form an unlikely friendship based on a common love of Anime however when a group of older boys target Daniel about his sister, Michael's desire to protect his friend leads to serious consequences.

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