2001The Cockpit Theatre, HMP Latchmere House and London Colleges

A Memory of Two Mondays

I don’t understand how they come in every morning. Every Morning and every morning. And no end in sight

Set in a Brooklyn automobile parts warehouse during the Great Depression in the 1930s. this wistful play explores the dreams of a young man yearning for a college education in the midst of desperate people stumbling through the workday in a haze of hopelessness and despondency and alcoholism.

It was performed by category D prisoners on licence in the community.

Written by
Arthur Mille
Directed by
Esther Baker
Featuring
A cast of HMP Latchmere House prisoners
It turned a disparate group of people into a unit working towards a goal, helping each other, recognising our weaknesses and our strengths
Prisoner cast member
It gave a bunch of guys, some of whom did not have a great deal of respect, either for others or themselves, a feeling of worth, and the knowledge that they were capable of doing things if they had the desire and the opportunity
Prisoner cast member

Past productions

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2020

The Special Relationship

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2019

To My Younger Self

2019

There is a Field