After a nuclear disaster at the nearby power plant where they used to work, married couple Hazel and Robin are approached by their colleague Rose.
Play title: The Children
Author (s): Lucy Kirkwood
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Publication Date: November 17, 2016
Primary Discipline: Physics (Nuclear)
Secondary Discipline: Conservation
Scientist (s): Fictional
Source Texts: Unknown
Character Breakdown: 2 Female, 1 Male.
Rose, Robin and Deborah.
Setting: Cottage by the sea near a nuclear plant that has melted down, on British coast
Time Period: Undetermined
Synopsis of Play: After a nuclear disaster at the nearby power plant where they used to work, married couple Hazel and Robin are approached by their colleague Rose. Through discussions of the past, future, and the new world they live in, she invites them to join her and other colleagues to help restore the power plant instead of the newcomers who are currently trying.
First Performance Date: 17 November 2016
First Producer: James MacDonald
Performance History: Royal Court Theater, 2016 starring Francesca Annis as Rose, Ron Cook as Robin, and Deborah Findlay as Hazel. Written by Lucy Kirkwood, designed by Miriam Buether, Lighting Designed by Peter Mumford, and Sound Designed by Max Pappenheim. Set to open on Broadway November 28th, 2017.
Entered by: Chris Duncan and Autumn Robinson