A group of troublesome actors arrive at a harbor, gather a crowd and tell the story of Ke Xin, the dutiful daughter. Inspired by the legend of Pericles and based on real-life experiences, the story is a timeless tale of love, power and transformation that explores many of the key issues faced by young people growing up in today's society.
About the Author
Charles has written over 40 plays, many of them for young people. He was recently commissioned by the National Theatre to write Alice in the News, which children all over Britain have performed. He has written many plays for radio, and a TV poem for BBC 2, No Borders set on the Welsh borders, where he lives.