Finalist 2014-15

Clara Brennan

Play: Spine


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Synopsis:A modern day call-to-arms told through an intergenerational friendship, Spine is an angry blast at government cuts in Britain. A fiery, working-class teenage girl in London is politicized by an elderly widow hell-bent on leaving a legacy.

Cast Breakdown: 1 W

Set / Costume Requirements: None


Agent: Jessica Cooper at Curtis Brown Group

Published by: Oberon Books (text)

Bio: Clara Brennan’s forthcoming play Boa opens at the Trafalgar Studios on February 5th, starring Dame Harriet Walter. She won the OffWestEnd Adopt a Playwright Award 2012 and the Channel 4 Playwright's Award for her forthcoming play 'The Vendor'. She is Channel 4 playwright in residence at the Soho Theatre for 2014. Recent work includes 'Kid a Kidder' at the Royal Court Theatre Live Lunch series, 'Hi Vis', 'Spine', 'The Wing' and 'Pachamama' for Theatre Uncut, 'Bud Take The Wheel, I Feel A Song Coming On' at Edinburgh Fringe, and 'Rain' as part of 'Lough/Rain' at York Theatre Royal. She has TV and film projects in development. 'Boa' first premiered as a reading at the HighTide Festival 2014.