In 2082 – the population over reaches its estimate and peaks at 18 billion. The 2099 Birth Act is implemented and parents need to apply to have children –selection is based on factors such as health, relationship status, wealth, race, sexuality and subject to severe background and social networking checks.

Arkin, a reputable fighter, loner and illegal child is tracked down by the Ugly Youth faction in an attempt to help them revolt against the UN’s tyrannical reign.

King’s Company present a gritty, original play written by Nick Huntington, the Director of Drama and Theatre, comprising of a talented group of Y9 – 13s. The play will be staged in the Hayward Theatre before making its way to Greensides, Infirmary Street at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.