A gripping portrait of a destructive friendship between two women who push themselves to their limits.
Luce and Charlene are thirty-something binge-drinking soulmates. Clocking in after a heavy night out on the tiles, they pop caffeine pills and down miniatures on the factory floor, boasting about last night’s sexual conquests.
When you’re living for today, who cares about tomorrow?
Kathryn O’Reilly’s play Screwed premiered at Theatre503, London, in 2016, in a co-production with KOR.
‘a savage, tender exploration of the emotional brutalisation of poverty’
‘Packed with raw energy and frighteningly believable… O’Reilly’s explicit dialogue pulls no punches… both funny and disturbing’
— The Reviews Hub
‘A witty look at female friendship in a broken society… sharply observed and bruisingly funny’
— Time Out