The Long Road
THE LONG ROAD – By Shelagh Stephenson
It's a rare play that hits the news with such cruel topicality ... Stephenson offers a powerful,
illuminating piece of dramatic fiction - Evening Standard
When eighteen-year-old Danny is fatally stabbed in a random attack his family struggles to
find meaning and forgiveness. His mothers determination to understand the atrocity brings
her face to face with his killer and forces the family to confront the bitter senselessness of
Sadly, knife crime in 2023 is a reality, particularly in the West Midlands. As well as aiming to
deliver a first-rate piece of theatre, our wonderful cast and production team would like to
raise money to be able to donate to anti knife crime charities.
Our cast of professional actors from across the region will also be joined by the awesome
Andy Jenkins performing his original songs, some written specially for The Long Road.