Finalist 2014-15

Alice Birch

Play: Revolt. She said. Revolt again.

Alice Birch

Synopsis: You are expected to behave…Use the right words. Act appropriately. Don't break the rules. Just behave.

This play is not well behaved

Alice Birch examines the language, behaviour and forces that shape women in the 21st century and asks what's stopping us from doing something truly radical to change them.


Cast Breakdown: Multi casting for a group of at least four actors.

Set/Costume Requirements: None.

Agent: Giles Smart, United Agents.


Published by: Oberon Books.

Bio: Alice Birch is the co-winner of the 2014 George Devine Award for Revolt. She said. Revolt again., winner of the Arts Foundation Award for Playwriting 2014, and was one of the BBC Writersroom 10 for 2014. Writing includes We Want You To Watch (National Theatre), Many Moons (Finalist, Susan Smith Blackburn Prize) Little Light (Orange Tree), Little on the inside (Almeida / Clean Break), So Much Once (24 Hour Celebrity Gala Old Vic), Open Court Soap Opera (Royal Court), Salt (Comedie de Valence) and Flying the Nest (BBC Radio 4). She is currently under commission to Clean Break, Pentabus Theatre, Young Vic, Paines Plough and the Royal Court Theatre; and is screenwriter in one of final selected filmmaking teams for this year’s iFeatures scheme.


Revolt She Said, Revolt Again