December 2017

Baddies receives great reception

Sure, I eat people’s grandmothers once in a while, but that doesn’t make me a bad person… it makes me a good villain!

Over the past 6 weeks Synergy have been working with a group of 16 young prisoners in HMP YOI Isis, rehearsing a production of Baddies, by Nancy Harris and Marc Teitler, directed by Ned Bennett. The cast performed to an audience, made up of prisoners, their families, prison staff and members of the public, over four performances from Thursday 14th December – Sunday 17th December.

The production was a big hit with audiences, below are some of the pieces of feedback we received:

The men taking part in the production also enjoyed the process of creating a performance, one of the actors told us:

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