Soho Theatre, May - June 2023

‘A deeply compelling scenario: from start to finish, everyone is hooked’  ★★★★ The Upcoming
‘Without a single dull moment...a bold, gripping moral quandary for modern times’  ★★★★ Theatre Bee
‘Crisp and urgent...an excellent play’  ★★★★ Playhouse Pickings
‘There are no easy answers offered...nor should there be’  ★★★★ LouReviews
‘Powerful and poignant’  ★★★★ VoiceMag
‘Heartfelt performances, stripped-back set design and poignant writing’  GUAP Magazine

What if he hadn’t accidentally dropped it in class? The knife.
Then I wouldn’t have seen it.
Yes, and then what?

A propulsive, witty drama questioning the politics of state education, masculinity and punishment.


Written by Daniel Rusteau
Set & costume design by Amanda Ramasawmy
Lighting design by Laura Howard
Sound design by Mwen
Movement direction by Kwami Odoom
Produced by Marcus Bernard
Stage management by Ella Godbold-Holmes
Photography by Henri T
Videography by Mary Melodies

Performed by Georgia-Mae Myers, Rebecca Crankshaw, Corey Montague-Sholay, Jonathan McGuinness & Bonnie Baddoo

Developed with support from Soho Theatre, Theatre Deli, Cardboard Citizens & Arts Council England