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don't forget the birds - a performance by Open Clasp

  • 16 November 2018
  • 3.00PM - 4.00PM
  • Public event: Yes  |  Booking required: Yes
  • Central Library, Middlesbrough  |  Directions

About | don't forget the birds - a performance by Open Clasp

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A true story performed by real-life mother and daughter, Cheryl & Abigail Byron.

At the end of Open Clasp’s award-winning drama Key Change, four women walk towards the prison gates. The sun is shining, their families are waiting. don’t forget the birds is the true story of what happened next for one of the original collaborators on Key Change, now released and working with Open Clasp Theatre Company. This first-hand account tells how prison took a mother from a daughter and their heart lifting journey to find each other again.

Written by Catrina McHugh MBE
Directed by Laura Lindow

don’t forget the birds was originally developed through a seed commission with Queen’s Hall Arts and Black Theatre Live.