A blood-related black family. A Dad, a Mum, a Daughter, two Sisters, a Brother. A family argument. reveals the skeleton in the closet, that Dad sexually abused Dawta (as nominated by Mum) and also as it transpires, Brother as well.

Original production

Opening night: 
Original Cast:
Nicholas Pinnock Brother
Ewart James Walters Dad
Jenny Jules Dawta
Alibe Parsons Mum
Sharlene Whyte Sister 1
Nadine Marshall Sister 2
Production Team:
Jonathan Fensom Designer
John Leonard Sound Designer
Paul Keogan Lighting Designer
Kathy Burke Director


Title Year Publisher NT Library
born bad 2003 Nick Hern Books No

Union Catalogue

Link Series Reference Archive Info
Playscript MPS 10418 British Library