Rare Birds - Voices of Holloway Prison
"Roll up, roll up" come see the petrifying parade of prisoners!... Rare Birds creatively re-imagines the story of Holloway Prison's first one hundred years through the voices of prisoners, staff and others connected to its history, in order to explore some of the injustices of the penal system during this period. Set in the world of an old-time music hall, Rare Birds is a collection of dramatic monologues which bring to life well-known voices such as Ruth Ellis, Sylvia Pankhurst, Albert Pierrepoint, Emily Wilding Davison and Edith Thompson, plus a host of lesser known names.
Archive :: production:T306107313, play:S088694672, venue:V1035