Hilda is blind, lives alone, and is visited by a carer once a week. Camelia is a young offender looking for her next mark.
A surprising and curious relationship sparks into life between the two very different women, both of them searching for connection and purpose.
Kate Lock’s charming and insightful play traces the line between friendship and family, between a culture of entitlement and a culture of blame, and between two generations of women, both equally determined to get their own way.
Russian Dolls won the 2015 Adrian Pagan Award, and premiered at King’s Head Theatre, London, in 2016.
‘A vital piece of theatre for our age’
— Everything Theatre
‘intelligent and witty… touches on many important issues’
— West End Wilma
Winner – Adrian Pagan Award, 2015