From courtroom tourists, to barristers, jurors, victims, witnesses and the odd person who finds themselves surprisingly standing trial, seven new pieces of writing find the drama in the dock.
‘Good Shoes and a Suit from Marks’ by Angela Gallagher
It’s easy to dispense justice from a distance and Sandra regularly does. Getting dressed up, going to see real-life court cases, it’s a day out, isn’t it? But the more you know about a case, the harder and more painful it is decide guilt. And today Sandra is going to sit too close…
Sandra is played by Pat Hobday
Barrister is played by Nadi-Kemp-Sayfi
‘Reaquainted’ by Rupi Lal
Jury service for Rav brings more than expected… Murder, mystery and an opportunity to help an old acquaintance. Can he do what’s asked or will he chose to ignore Alex’s request.
Rav is played by Rupi Lal
Alex is played by Robert Lane
Andy is played by Alan Wales
‘Deception’ by Khush Chahal
Karina is a professional, a barrister, able to stare criminals in the eye without flinching, but when her mother turns up at her place of work, unexpectedly demanding answers, she starts to see where she gets her unflinching determination from.
Karina is played by Nadi-Kemp-Sayfi
Shana is played by Pam Batta
‘Guilt’ by Laura Yates
If you’re the only one who knows your crime, the only person to judge you, is yourself.
Julie is played by Nadi Kemp-Sayfi
The Judge is played by Lorna Meehan
‘Trials and Tribulations’ by Liz Parkes
Susan accompanies her father to court in an act of family solidarity. In the viewing gallery, her good deed causes her to reassess her own relationships, values and life choices.
Susan is played by Lorna Meehan
Pete is played by Alan Wales
‘Unicorns’ by Alex Townley
After lashing out, Will is feeling pretty awful. He’s messed things up and he’s not sure if anyone will want to stick around, let alone the woman who isn’t even his step-mum anymore.
Will is played by Robert Lane
Jackie is played by Jane Campion-Hoye
‘Private Land’ by Louise Marshall
Farmer Joe Fairgrass believes his land is a place of solace and privacy. However, his unorthodox farming methods have shocked his curious neighbours. Based on a true story.
Joe is played by Alan Wales
Barrister is played by Jane Campion-Hoye