Alice Birch's Susan Smith Blackburn Prize-winning play is a powerful exploration of inter-generational trauma.
Alice Birch has written for the Royal Court Theatre, BBC Radio 4, Old Vic, Comedie de Valence and the Almeida Festival. She has been on attachment to the National Theatre Studio, the Royal Court Theatre, Paines Plough and Channel 4.
Alice Birch's new play is scored like a piece of music... It is an extraordinary echoing text, full of pain and strange beauty.........Unexpectedly light and spry in its early scenes, Anatomy of a Suicide builds and builds to an incredibly powerful finale in which hope, while distant, can still be glimpsed.' The Stage