A pitch black comedy from award-winning poet and playwright Caroline Bird. The Thick of It meets The Shawshank Redemption.
Caroline Bird's previous theatre credits include The Trojan Women (Gate Theatre), a radical new version which received wide critical acclaim, Sixty-Six Books (Bush Theatre) where she wrote a piece inspired by Leviticus, and The Trial of Dennis the Menace (Purcell Room, Southbank Centre), a musical inspired by The Beano. In 2012, she was shortlisted for 'Most Promising New Playwright' at the Off-West-End Awards. She is the author of four poetry collections: Looking Through Letterboxes, Trouble Came To The Turnip, Watering Can and The Hat-Stand Union. She has been shortlisted twice for the Dylan Thomas Prize and Watering Can received a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. Caroline was one of the five official poets at London Olympics 2012 and her poem 'The Fun Palace' is now erected on the Olympic Site.