A brutal, authentic, hard-hitting drama about survival, love and trying to escape your past.

Pink needs Rolly. Rolly needs Pink. Pink is sucked in and Rolly wants out but where do you find a compromise in between the zig-a-zig-ah?

A story of two sisters trapped in their decaying nest, tied to a past the refuses to release them.

Pests was commissioned by Clean Break, a women’s theatre company set up by two female prisoners who believed that theatre could bring the hidden stories of imprisoned women to a wider audience.

Director: Tanya Vital

Writer: Vivienne Franzmann

Production Information




24th - 29th of June


£10 / £8

Show Dates

24th - 29th of June

Running Time: TBC

Interval: Yes. 15 minutes

Age Restriction: 14+

Any Warnings: Scenes of heavy drug use and reference to rape

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