Powerful, passionate and thought-provoking road-safety play.

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Ideally Suited for Year 11

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“I felt it really opened my eyes on driving and how a passenger can distract a driver. Lots of things had an impact like the statistics, the letters from families who have lost loved ones and the realisation that death can happen in a split second. It was very impactful by giving tips on how to prevent a car accident.”

Year 11 Student

The Bishop Wand CE

“The acting had impact, was original and hard-hitting. The students were captivated. The crash scene was excellent along with the music to set the scene. This was a brilliant way to get the message across, a message that was clear and allowed the students to reflect. Their focus was amazing as every pupil couldn’t take their eyes off the performance. The performance was amazing and so worthwhile. The students will have had their eyes opened.” 

Director of Student Progress

Willingdon Community School

“Brilliant!  Really powerful. My students were grabbed from start to finish.”

Head of Personal Development

Eggar's School

I believe that the performance opened my eyes and the eyes of everyone else in the room.  It really helped me understand how dangerous unsafe driving can really be.”

Year 11 Student

Hove Park

Space Requirements

The Passenger – What size space do I need? 

Ideally a main school assembly hall, theatre or drama hall. We prefer not to perform in a school gym or sports hall owing to the potentially poor acoustics. We need at least 3m height clearance over the performance space. 

We need a performance space that is at least 6m x 6m with two power points available. 

We require access to the space 90 minutes before and 60 minutes after the performance in order to set up and take down equipment.  

The performance is directed and designed to be performed in the round, with the students seated on 4 sides of the performance space, though we can accommodate other layouts if necessary. 

The Play - Live stage performance

Ideally suited for Year 11
Performance length
: 50 minutes
Audience number: approximately 150
Venue: Ideally school hall with the audience on three sides.

Using an original witness statement, together with news reports and statistics relevant to the local area in which they are performing, the company creates a highly engaging and interactive performance that resonates emotionally with young people. As the drama unfolds, the audience members are presented with familiar and recognisable actions and the stark consequences of decisions that they may make, either as passengers or novice drivers.

Rehearsals in Residence

Box Clever Theatre Company is offering schools the exciting opportunity to host rehearsals of a
GCSE text. A Box Clever Residency will allow students access to a professional creative team as they
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In Memory

In memory of Dominic Fell, a photographer for Box Clever who died
in a traffic incident Christmas 2019.