A darkly humorous play about the people behind the tabloid stories of migrant workers and sex-trafficking in today’s Europe. The first play in English by an award-winning writer who is well-known in her native Croatia.
London 2007: an aspiring actress from Croatia, a Serbian stand-up comedian, a Bulgarian mafioso, a Norwegian journalist, a sex-trafficking victim… Big city, big dreams, big fall.
Tena Štivičić’s play Fragile! was first performed at the Arcola Theatre, London, in September 2007.
‘A real find… an acute ear for the subtleties of language… strongly recommended’
— The Times
‘Powerfully depicts the real lives behind the new wave of eastern European immigration to the capital’
— Time Out