A tough but vulnerable play about our crumbling social fabric – and the people who have to pick up the pieces.
Protection is a behind-the-scenes look at a team of social workers and their ‘clients’ in Britain’s most misunderstood public service. Angela breaks the rules to get things done – her way. Shirley misses the old days, when protection came without a price. Their manager, Gordon, is screwing Angela whilst busy claiming on expenses. And for newcomer Grace, it’s a struggle simply not to piss anyone off.