Hard-hitting play about justice on Sheffield stage

A play that asks tough questions about capital punishment and justice is coming to the Crucible Studio in Sheffield.

Monday, 11th February 2019, 21:10 pm
Updated Monday, 11th February 2019, 21:12 pm

Olivier and Bafta Award-winning writer debbie tucker green brings her riveting play, hang, to the Studio from February 21 to March 9.

Set in the near future, in a Britain with a radically altered legal system, a woman has made her choice.

As the victim of a serious crime, she is in control of the perpetrator’s fate.

hang explores morality and a sense of justice through the lens of one victim’s decision.

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Taio Lawson, who has worked as assistant director of Crucible shows The Wizard of Oz, Frost/Nixon and Love and Information, is directing debbie tucker green’s searing and darkly humorous play.

It was first seen at the Royal Court theatre in London in 2015 and this production is the first one since its premiere.

The play stars Diveen Henry, seen in TV series Apple Tree Yard as Three, Sid Sagar (Press) as Two and Marianne Oldham (A Very English Scandal) as One.

Tickets can be purchased from Sheffield Theatres’ box office in person, by phone on 0114 249 6000 or online at sheffieldtheatres.co.uk.