Fringe First Award winner and hit of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2011, RELEASE explores the lives of three ex-prisoners in the first months after release, as they attempt to reconnect with the people and the remnants of life
they left behind.
Kyle searches for work but finds offers from old friends more and more tempting; Hitesh cuts himself off from friends and family and dreams of the open road; while Becky has lied about her past and lives in constant fear of
being found out.
Devised through a two year development process of interviews, research and site visits with prisoners, ex-offenders, hostel managers and probation officers, Release fuses high-energy physical theatre, an original score and mixed media to create an explosive insight into just how hard it is to go straight.
‘Stellar high energy, gritty performances, strikingly staged…a moving, forceful production’ **** British Theatre Guide