2014HMP Brixton

Den of Thieves

I need one body and three thumbs, you can choose the who, whys and wherefores among yourselves

Welcome to the world of disorganized crime. Cracking a safe may not be the perfect road to recovery for kleptomaniacs Maggie and Paul but, when her ex-boyfriend Flaco entices them with a plan for the perfect crime that only a bunch of idiots could f**k up, what could possibly go wrong?

Den of Thieves was performed to prisoners, staff, families and invited public audiences.

Written by
Stephen Adly Guirgis
Directed by
Esther Baker
Set design by
Katy McPhee
Lighting design by
Tony Simpson
Sound design by
Sarah Weltman
Performed by
HMP Brixton prisoners, Michelle Tate and Elena Pavli
Very funny, exceeded expectations! I forgot where I was
Audience member
I never could imagine the magic that would come out of this group
Prisoner cast member
It has made me want to change my life
Prisoner cast member

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