In a chat with Cassandra Hercules (Outreach director) and Serin Ibrahim (Artistic director) about Under My Thumb from Culture Clash Theatre and Greenwich Theatre. This is a conversation about the process of devising work that reaches into the heart of deep and important questions about society.
“In a dystopian present, five women are imprisoned for crimes against society. Brought together by a common enemy and facing indefinite incarceration, their one remaining dignity is their continuing belief in their own innocence. The arrival of yet another prisoner seems no surprise, just another woman brought down by the world outside, but is she all that she seems? Shortlisted for the inaugural RED Women’s Theatre Awards in 2016.”