Author(s): Nina Raine
December, the busiest time of year for London's hospitals. Beyond the corridors lies a workplace full of professionals under the most extreme pressure where an unintentional slip can have disastrous consequences. Professionalism and prejudice, turbulent staff romances, ambition and failure collide in this swirling, action-packed drama about an overburdened service that we all depend on and the dedicated individuals that keep it going.
'a meticulously researched and totally absorbing work play' - Whatsonstage.com 'pacy, action-packed and, in places, touching. The sheer spectacle of the thing is so much more impressive than on the small screen' - Daily Mail 'a witty, highly intelligent, PC-scourging sensibility' - Independent
After graduating from Oxford, Nina Raine began her career as a trainee director at the Royal Court Theatre. She dramaturged and directed the hard-hitting verbatim play UNPROTECTED at the Liverpool Everyman, for which she won both the TMA best Director Award and the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award for an Outstanding Production on a Human Rights Theme.Her debut play, RABBIT, premiered at he Old Red Lion Theatre in 2006 and after a sell out run transferred to the Trafalgar Studios in the West End before being produced as part of the Brits off Broadway festival in New York. The play earned her the Charles Wintour Evening Standard Award for Most Promising Playwright as well as the Critics Circle Award for most Promising Playwright.