A new play by Emily Jenkins
Directed by Anna Ledwich
Inspired by the true, heartfelt online stories of students, Cookies
follows seven teenagers dealing with the effects of sexting, radicalisation, cyber bullying and our wider digital world…Sosa
, a tough, gay, streetwise Londoner finds solace in the tunes of her favourite rap artist, but her online world comes crashing down when she finally meets her idol.Eva
, an aspiring vlogger, splits with avid gamer Simon
and is forced to deal with the devastating effects of sexting and repetitive online abuse.Salena
, infatuated with pop star Zayn Malik, starts an online friendship with another faceless superfan. As a result of their conversations the young Muslim woman begins to grapple with her faith and is persuaded to make a long journey to an unknown fate.
Written by Award-winning playwright Emily Jenkins and directed by Olivier Award nominee Anna Ledwich, Cookies
takes us on an astonishing digital journey which promises to redefine how we perceive our online world.
If you or someone you know is experiencing cyber bullying and you would like some additional support please visit our partner Kidscape’s website
for further guidance.