“Imagine you were made of porcelain and inside you was a stick of dynamite…” A nurse reaches for the controlled drugs cabinet to erase the pain of childhood trauma. A long-term addict drowns out the voices in her head by taking tomorrow’s sorter early…? Two lives cross and intersect on the streets of Swansea. Can either of them escape the cycle or the shame? Might they just be each other’s salvation?
Informed by Mylan’s 20 years as a functioning heroin addict; Grand Ambition’s first original production asks us if there is such a thing as an acceptable addict, and why as a society do we make a distinction? Every performance will be captioned