Platform 11+ International Festival (2011)

A week of performances, play readings and workshops from countries including Italy and Estonia together with performances from young people in York.


11 - 21 May

What Light  by Pilot Theatre & Elsinor Theatre, Milan

A new play by Richard Hurford and Giuditta Mingucci.


20 May

What Goes Up by Manor School


25 May

Performance by Canon Lee School


24 - 25

Help! by VAT Theatre, Estonia & Budapest Kolibri Theatre

This play tells a story about a 14-year old Estonian boy and a 12-year old Hungarian girl. They meet in an international youth camp in Finland during a cold winter with heavy snow. Together with other young people in the camp they decide to have a snowmobile race. A girl and a boy on one snowmobile get lost in a dark forest. The motor dies. It is a dark and cold night. They find a cottage. They have to survive because there is no help to be expected in this snow storm. It is a story about survival, reconciliation and finding one another.


26 May

Dami by Don Valley School

Hush by Joseph Rowntree School


27 - 28 May

The Paperteller by Elsinor Teatro, Italy

Fantastic stories told with paper, stories about paper, paper that becomes stories in the hands of the actor, the Paperteller.