Born Bad

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Nick Hern, 2003 - Drama - 50 pages

A hard-hitting and original family drama, winner of the 2004 Olivier Award for Most Promising Newcomer.

'the bits don't make the bulk and the bulk don't mek the whole and the all a your bits together don't make your versions true.'

A blood-related black family. A Dad, a Mum, a Daughter, two Sisters, a Brother. A family argument. A skeleton in the closet...

debbie tucker green's play born bad dives headlong into the powerful heart of this family, unleashing wit, ferocity and verbal dexterity on the way. It was premiered at Hampstead Theatre, London, in 2003.

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About the author (2003)

Debbie Tucker Green began her theatre career in stage management before turning to writing, initially at the Royal Court Theatre. "Dirty Butterfly" is her first play to be fully staged, "Born Bad" her second.

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