Evolution 2020: Screwdriverby Elin Schofield & Eve Cowley
Nicole’s spent a lot of time in prison.
She’s been going in and out for years.
Three years to be precise.
She’s a prison officer.
“Did you think…? Sorry, I assumed you knew.”
Inaugural Bill Cashmore Award Winners Elin Schofield & Eve Cowley premiere this darkly comic dissection of privilege, power and prison.
Screwdriver has been developed with generous support from the Bill Cashmore Award and Lyric Hammersmith, Theatre Deli and Sheffield Theatres.
Produced by Kirsten Peters Roebuck.
“The inside of a prison is such a specific experience and one that I always feel more people should experience, one of the things I liked so much about ‘Screwdriver’ was that it opened it up more widely” – Prison Mediator, Sheffield
“I couldn’t have hoped for a more suitable winner of very first Bill Cashmore Award than Eve and Elin. They were chosen from an extraordinarily strong field but they, and their play Screwdriver, perfectly embody the spirit of what we are hoping to achieve in setting up this Award in Bill’s name. Not only do they have a great idea and the artistic talent and skill to develop it into something extraordinary, but they have the same hard working ethos, passion and commitment to theatre that Bill had.” – Sasha Bates.
Strong language and adult themes throughout. Please speak with a member of staff for further information.