Clean Break, the company that transforms the lives of ex prisoners through theatre are in celebratory mood. This is their 40th anniversary year and what an amazing and bravely innovating idea it was when two former inmates got together to start the company and bring new hope and life for women prisoners emerging from the criminal justice system.
The Yard, London (***)
Over three decades, Clean Break has proved invaluable as a pathway to rebuilding new lives for women affected by or caught up in the criminal justice system. Continue reading
Soho Upstairs, London (****)
Clean Break, 36 years young and going strong. The company formed by two women ex-prisoners in 1979 keeps going from strength to strength though this production is only the tip of the iceberg. Like so many theatre companies these days, a vital educational programme runs alongside its public work. Continue reading