The Shed

Cast: 1f

Staging: Minimal requirements

Amateur rights performance fee: £45 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues
First Staged:
BBC Four, 2020

The Shed

By Matilda Ibini
Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

A chilling tale exploring the power that a carer can exert over a wheelchair user's life.

When a children's writer finds herself falling in love with her next-door neighbour, her carer tries to block the romance, with dangerous consequences.

Matilda Ibini's short monologue play The Shed was commissioned by the BBC as part of CripTales, broadcast on BBC Four and BBC America in 2020 to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the UK's Disability Discrimination Act, which criminalised discrimination against disabled people in many areas of life. The production had disabled people at its core – as writers, directors and actors of all six monologues.

The Shed was performed by Carly Houston, directed by Jenny Sealey.

It is published in the volume Criptales: Six Monologues.

Cast: 1f

Staging:Minimal requirements

Amateur rights performance fee: £45 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Published in volume CripTales: Six Monologues

Also by Matilda Ibini:

CripTales: Six Monologues

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