Clara Brennan
Clara Brennan

2015 Finalist


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.