Big Bad

We all like an excuse to be bad.

“Funny story.
You know when you’re escorted by a policewoman from your place of work in handcuffs?
Naked. Covered in blood. Covered in someone else’s blood.
So embarrassing – handcuffs.”

Men had always wanted Susi, even before she’d realised the power of her body – her wildness had scared them and they wanted to tame her, keep her, control her. For years her animal instincts have kept her safe, but this time she’s made a mistake and now she’s trapped, trying to figure out how to take back control before her time runs out.

“We all like an excuse to be bad.”

Big Bad explores the themes of imprisonment, resistance, and sexuality within a feminist narrative in this blackly comic, one woman supernatural horror.

1hr 00m
14 — 18 Mar 21:15
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About the company

Jodi Gray

Jodi Gray is a playwright and screenwriter. She is Associate Artist with Vanner Collective and Outbox LGBT Theatre, and for the latter has written SSA, The Front Room, Reach Out and Touch Me, You Could Move, hookup and Affection. Other plays include Spent, How to Find Us (OSD at Soho) and Like I Care (ArtsEd).

Deirdre McLaughlin is an award-winning director and dramaturg who specialises in new-work development, and devised and collaborative theatre. Her UK credits include Shakespeare’s Globe, National Theatre Studio, The Roundhouse, Finborough Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, Hackney Studios, Stratford Circus, Toynbee Studios, The Place, Dance City and Cambridge Junction.

Sarah Morris is a creative practitioner and producer specialising in creating in site specific and immersive theatre. Her work is often inspired by popular culture in particularly horror, sci-fi, and fantasy she has worked for a number of London’s leading immersive theatre company and also specialises in experiential events and consultancy for corporate clients and brands.