AN unconventional drama teacher inspires her pupils to chase their dreams during the hottest summer on record, in this rites-of-passage drama in 1970s Swansea.

Teacher Vivienne (Minnie Driver) struggles to stage a futuristic rock musical based on Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

Her unorthodox approach fails to curry favour with colleagues and Vivienne faces challenges from the pupils too.

Leading man Davey fails to keep his emotions in check when his on-off romance with leading lady Stella implodes.

Meanwhile, classmate Evan comes to terms with his sexuality.