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Press 2 for Help

Citizens Theatre Young Co.
A thought-provoking and entertaining evening of new writing.
Press 2 for Help

A thought provoking and entertaining evening of new writing showcasing short dramatic pieces created by the Citizens Theatre’s Young Co with support from professional writers Eve NicolMartin O’Connor, Sara Shaarawi and May Sumbwanyambe.

Diverse in form and content, the new work will range from naturalistic and poetic to darkly comic and share the common thread of exploring mental health issues faced by young people.

Recommended for ages 14+.

Trigger Warning: the subject matter will address themes around mental health, including suicide, self-harm and drug use.
Support for the issues raised in this work is available from Samaritans 24hrs: call 116 123.


This production takes place at Princes House, 50 West Campbell St, Glasgow G2 6SE. Visit our what to expect guide for full information about the venue and the Covid-19 safety measures in place. 

Meet the Mentors

Get to know the professional writers in our blog series:

Martin O'Connor tells us what he's most enjoyed about collaborating with the Young Co. and explains why the Citz has a special place in his heart. 

Eve Nicol lets us know what audiences can expect from Press 2 For Help and shares some of the tools and processes she used in the writing workshops.

May Sumbwanyambe shares how his group approached the project and why he is excited to see the show.

Sara Shaarawi gives some insight into creating new work as a collective and lets us know what it was like in the room. 

    25 March7.30pm
    26 March7.30pm
  • Cast & Creative Team


    Gabriel Adams
    Aidan Ali
    Aqsa Anwar
    Sabryna Brooke
    Lomond Sebastian Docherty
    Jack Donnan
    Morgan Ferguson
    Mark Grant
    Selin Guler
    Tara Harcombe
    Michael Harkin
    Helena Main
    Jareen Meah
    Robbie McKerracher
    Sam McMillan
    Lewis Reid
    Amanda Scott
    Abigail Sinclair
    Cole Stewart


    Direction and Dramaturgy by Neil Packham and Catrin Evans
    Writing Mentors Eve Nicol, Martin O’Connor, Sara Shaarawi and May Sumbwanyambe
    Lighting Design  Stuart Jenkins
    Costume Design Elaine G Coyle
    Design Consultant Ailsa J Munro

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Running Time: 70mins