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Clean Break announce 40th anniversary spring season

Clean Break announce 40th anniversary spring season



2019 opens with Clean Break’s first season under new Artistic Directors, Anna Herrmann and Róisín McBrinn – featuring new plays, performances and projects created by artists, high profile partners and collaborators, and Clean Break Members. Forty years ago, two incredible women in prison set up Clean Break, believing theatre could bring the hidden stories of […]

Thick as Thieves

Thick as Thieves



Co-produced by Clean Break and Theatr Clwyd, Thick as Thieves, a new drama from Wales Drama Award-winning playwright Katherine Chandler, tours the UK. This tense, revealing play explores what it means to care for one another and asks who, in a time of increasing disconnect, we expect to look after us.

Special arts edition of Prison Service Journal

Special arts edition of Prison Service Journal



The latest issue of the HM Prison Service’s peer review journal is a special edition that focuses on The Arts in Prison. Edited by Dr Michael Fiddler and National Criminal Justice Arts Alliance steering group member Alli Black, the 239th edition of the Prison Service Journal contains 10 articles and evaluations that show “a partial snapshot […]

Become a member of Clean Break

Become a member of Clean Break



Clean Break are recruiting members for the 2018/19 season of their free specialist theatre programme – starting in September. Members receive a foundation of learning and skills in theatre performance, creativity and wellbeing, and opportunities to engage in professional, public facing performance projects. Many previous Members are now studying and working in theatre and the arts […]

Clean Break announce new leadership team

Clean Break announce new leadership team



The award-winning theatre company Clean Break has announced a new leadership team to take the company into its fifth decade of work with women in the criminal justice system. Founded in 1979 by two women prisoners who believed that theatre could bring the hidden stories of the imprisoned women to a wider audience, Clean Break produce […]

Clean Break are looking for an Executive Director

Clean Break are looking for an Executive Director



An exceptional opportunity has arisen for an experienced woman cultural leader to join Clean Break as it launches its new business model in the run up to an ambitious year of 40th anniversary celebrations in 2019. Founded in 1979 by two women prisoners who believed that theatre could bring the hidden stories of the imprisoned […]