A tragic, violent look at parenthood and trauma from award-winning writer Dennis Kelly.
Dennis Kelly is an internationally acclaimed playwright. Stage plays include Debris; Osama the Hero (winner of the Meyer Whitworth Award 2006); After the End (international tour, 2005); Love and Money; Taking Care of Baby (John Whiting Award 2007); DNA (NT Connections, National Theatre, 2007-8); Orphans (winner of a Fringe First and Herald Angel Award 2009) and The Gods Weep (Royal Shakespeare Company ).Work for radio includes The Colony (BBC Radio 3, 2004; Prix Europa Award - Best European Radio Drama and Radio & Music Award - Scripting for Broadcast 2004) and 12 Shares (BBC Radio 4, 2005). Dennis co-wrote the award winning comedy series Pulling (Silver River and BBC 3, 2006 - 09) and wrote the stage adaptation for Roald Dahl's Matilda, which won the Olivier award for Best New Musical in 2012.
We have a pool of amazingly talented playwrights in Britain, and we also have a quite separate talent pool producing comedy. There is very little dialogue between these two worlds, but Dennis is able to move very easily between them, and that is quite unique. * Mark Ravenhill *