DOI: 10.5040/9781350027602.00000003
Acts: 2. Roles: Male (3) , Female (3) , Neutral (0)

For Layla, every day is a battleground. The pay gap, the thigh gap, over-sexed pop and selfies that are photoshopped – they’re just part of the world she lives in.

But that world is about to change. While breaking out of her bedroom – and with drama, comedy, poetry and music as her weapons – Layla breaks down and makes sense of the realities, difficulties and absurdities of teenage life in the UK today.

Collected from a bespoke national survey, the voices of a thousand UK teens are brought to life in Layla. Their ambitions, concerns, role-models and regrets are woven together by award-winning Sabrina Mahfouz and theatre company Theatre Centre, offering a hard-hitting, yet hopeful, story.

From Layla's Room


Bloomsbury Publishing

Sabrina Mahfouz

ISBN: 9781350027572

Series: Modern Plays

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