Monday, 3 November 2008
Behind the Wire’ set in 1970’s Belfast, examines the conflicts in Northern Ireland during its most tumultuous time in history. The play examines what happened to the families, those left behind and the lives lost to the Maze Prison. Rebecca Gooden trained at The Central School of Speech and Drama as a playwright and graduated 08. Behind the Wire is the first play she has written.
Director Chris Lynch graduated from Central School of Speech and Drama where he majored in writing and directing. He has assisted Richard Foreman in the creation of ' Deep trance behaviour in Potatoland’ (Jan 08). His writing debut in the Buxton Fringe 2006, receiving a best young company nomination for his show '10 ways to fake your own death'. The second son of a former Collary Worker Chris was diagnosed with dyslexia aged 10 and has used it as motivation ever since, taking inspiration from his hero Jackie Steward. Chris is currently writing 'for when the wind blows' as well as several minor plays.