TAEN Site Blog. http://www.taen.org.uk/index.php/blog/rss TAEN Site news. en-us Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:13:21 +0000 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:13:21 +0000 TAEN site Blog RSS Wish List - a play about younger working carers and mental health issues. http://www.taen.org.uk/index.php/blog/view/171 Hot on the heels of Ken Loach’s successful film, I Daniel Blake, depicting the ordeals of claimants wrestling with the UK’s welfare to work system, comes a more modest but sympathetically crafted offering in a production of Katherine Soper’s Wish List.

Performed in the Royal Court’s tiny Jerwoood, Studio Theatre, the play features the struggles of a young carer, Tamsin (Erin Doherty) and her brother Dean (Joseph Quinn), nineteen and seventeen respectively.  It highlights their vulnerabilities, in Tamsin’s case, to the extremes of a rapacious employer, obfuscating a heartless system in the management jargon of a “fulfilment centre.”

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