Girls

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Award-winning drama by Theresa Ikoko responding to Boko Haram's kidnap of the Chibok girls

Theresa Ikoko's award-winning play is the story of three teenage girls who are kidnapped from their school in Nigeria. With their world turned upside down, can their close friendships endure as they struggle to survive their ordeal. There are jokes and fights, hope and despair in equal measure as they wait to see if they have been abandoned to their fate.

Directed by Abigail Gonda

Theresa Ikoko won the Alfred Fagon Award in 2015 and the George Devine Award for Most Promising Playwright in 2016. She studied psychology and has a Masters in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Theresa has had a variety of roles in prisons, secure settings and social inclusion/community engagement projects and now works in the area of gangs and serious youth violence.