Corby 360 Short VR Plays

In Autumn 2020, a group of local writers and directors worked together to create a series of brand new 10 minute plays… with a difference… these plays are captured in 360-degree virtual reality and are set in locations throughout Corby and Kettering.

Join us in person at the Corby 360 launch on Wed 9 Feb for the first unveiling of this exciting new work. See below for a schedule of the evening and more information about the short plays.

See the programme with more information on the 360 artists here.

7pm – 9.15pm

Experience 5 new plays created by The Core’s resident playwrights and directors on VR headsets which will be set up in the auditorium. (Please note that there are a limited number of headsets so you may have to wait a short for access).

7pm – 7.30pm

There will be a wine reception and meet and greet with the writers and directors in B1 Bar which is located on the Circle level of the theatre.


Join the writers and directors on stage for a Q&A session.

Tickets £5 (ticket includes a glass of wine)

About the plays

Wading Through Treacle 

Written by Millie Wyvern
Directed by Lauson Kenyon

Boy – Samuel Adams
Girl – Rachel Bardwell

A boy takes refuge on a park bench to avoid being noticed by a group of his peers while a girls ask curiously if you know him. Set in a rural park area, this play explores preconceived ideas, misinformed judgements and prejudice.


The Kingswood Beast

Written by Diana Coombes
Directed by Craig MacPhee

Paul – Vimal Korpal
Robert – Samuel Adams

A tent is erected in the Kingswood forest as two men aim to prove a point, but, what lurks behind the trees and branches, what demons lie in wait…

The Pain is Mine

Written by Ryan Leder (Course Tutor)
Directed by Grace Duggan (Course Tutor)

Leah- Rachel Bardwell
Anne – Sarah Cullum

Leah is waiting. She’s waiting for Anne. She’s in her car. She’s packed a suitcase. She’s ready – if Anne is…


Free Fall

Written by Martin Picken
Directed by Vince Hanratty

John – Samuel Adams
Geraldine – Karren Ford

A young man on the edge weighs up his options but not all is as pure as the driven snow. 


The Bank Robbers

Written by Iain Young
Directed by Millie Wyvern

Dave – Vimal Korpal
Annie – Rachel Bardwell

Annie wants it all, the dream house, the big  wedding, here’s a train to catch and a decision to be made but what are the priorities for this dynamic duo.