When she was little, she was so happy. I know everyone says that. I do. She can't stay awake. - She sold drugs. - She's good at interrogations. - She drinks in the mornings. - She ate a rabbit. - She smashed up a shop. - She stabbed a man. - She used a hammer. - She had a baby. - She can't find her mother. - She's covered in blood and doesn't know why.
This striking new play from Alice Birch, directed by Maria Aberg, takes a kaleidoscopic view of what happens when a woman goes to prison. BLANK receives its full-length premiere to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Clean Break, the leading theatre company working with women affected by the criminal justice system.