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Clean Break is hiring

Clean Break is hiring



Clean Break theatre company is looking to fill new roles of Philanthropy Manager, Engagement Producer and Creative Associate. The Philanthropy Manager post is an exciting opportunity to join the Development and Communications Team and play an integral role in cultivating our development opportunities. The role will require you to manage Clean Break’s Individual Giving strategy, including leading the company’s […]

Bullet Tongue

Bullet Tongue



Play from The Big House, a theatre company working with care leavers and at risk young people, aims to get to the heart of what life is like for young people involved in gangs.

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 […]

The Island

The Island



Presented by Fio, this award-winning drama draws on the stories that linger from the notorious prison on Robben Island where Nelson Mandela was incarcerated.

Theatre production at HMYOI Polmont

Theatre production at HMYOI Polmont



Glas(s) Performance (UK producers of award-winning young people’s company Junction 25) has worked with young men in HMYOI Polmont to create an original theatre piece titled Motion, which explores questions of identity and inheritance and what it means to be a young man in contemporary Scotland today. The Sunday Post’s Megan McEachern visited the prison to see the […]

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.

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 […]