His life. In her hands. A shattering play about one woman's unspeakable decision. hang premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 2015, in a production directed by the author, and featuring Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Claire Rushbrook, and Shane Zaza.
About the Author
debbie tucker green is a playwright and screenwriter. Her work for theatre includes: nut (National Theatre); hang, truth and reconciliation, random and stoning mary (Royal Court); generations (Young Vic); trade (RSC); born bad (Hampstead Theatre); and dirty butterfly (Soho Theatre). Her work for television and film includes: second coming, random and heat. Her work for radio includes: gone, random, handprint, to swallow, freefall. Awards include: Olivier Award for Most Promising Newcomer 2004 for born bad and BAFTA for Best Single Drama 2012 for random.
'powerfully intense... sits at the sharp end of the capital punishment question'
'a stark 60 minutes of staccato poetry… [an] entirely absorbing drama'
- Evening Standard
'stark, probing… poised and poetic, with such pitch-black humour that laughs pop like gasps in reverse'
'a taut, measured piece about the nature of justice and revenge… you find yourself, at the blackout, holding your breath'
- The Stage
'stunning… a fascinating, gripping piece that examines revenge, suffering and human frailties'
- Huffington Post