Thick Skin

"You shouldn't feel like your life is over at 25, should you?"

Jess is telling jokes to half empty rooms. Pete is making a film about his girlfriend, Naomi. Oli is doing all he can to distract himself from the Most Boring Job in The World. A new play by Caitlin McEwan (Soho Writer’s Lab 2015/16) about a generation who have been told the world is theirs for the taking, and what happens when they discover that isn't the case.

Recipient of the Buzz Goodbody Directors Award, The Samuel French New Play Award, and the Spotlight Most Promising Actor Award at the 2017 National Student Drama Festival.

Part of INCOMING Festival, a co-production between A Younger Theatre and New Diorama Theatre. 


Poor Michelle is a female-led new writing theatre company based in London. Its  work tackles cultural issues with a sense of irreverence, to expose the truth and complexity in the everyday. Its mission is to make you laugh, and to make you question the world and the people around you.

★★★★★ "Complex and sophisticated" London Theatre on Harry

★★★★★ "Hilarious and pretty heartbreaking at the same time" Sugarscape on Harry / @poormichelle_


INCOMING is a festival celebrating the best emerging theatre companies from across the UK, co-curated by A Younger Theatre and New Diorama Theatre. Across 10 days INCOMING showcases 19 companies as well as a series of workshops and discussions. / @IncomingFest / #IncomingFestival

INCOMING Festival is supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and New Diorama Theatre's Emerging Companies Fund.