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‘Growing Pains’ rated 5* by What’s On Stage when originally seen at Brighton Fringe 2012 is a series of devised pieces focusing on growing up and the issues teenagers have to cope with often behind closed doors. Tackling difficult subjects such as living with violence at home, homosexuality and how social networking has created a new platform for bullying these talented young actors prove that ‘at fourteen you don’t need sickness or death for tragedy’ (Jessmyn West)

Written and directed by West End Couple Craig and Rebekah Whiteley, and with guest input from Jill Hucklesby, ‘Growing Pains’ will not only be seen at The Edinburgh Fringe but has also been re worked for ITV Fixers and the Bullies Out Charity Campaigns. Including cast members such as Oscar Lloyd (CBBC’s 4 O’clock Club) and Theo Gregory E4 'The I.T Crowd'The piece is set for another success.

Remember the first time you asked a girl out on a date? 'Epic Love Story' a piece devised within growing pains is an amusing take on the trial and tribulations of teenage love. Written and directed by Dave Jackson (NYT)

‘Growing Pains’ can be seen at the space @ Surgeons Hall (V53) from 19-24 August 213

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