A challenge to the received ideas about homeless people and homelessness. It is 1987 and the setting Inner London. Young single people, many new to the city, often find themselves with no job, little money, no home. Glad, Anna, Jeanette and Greta try to find solutions to problems which often seem insurmountable. Above all, where to sleep?
‘…..this is Britain, not Little House on the Prairie…’
Nick Stafford was Writer-in-Residence at Half Moon Theatre’s young people’s company in the mid-1980s. He talks about the development of his play about homelessness, Bad City and how the creative team slept rough on London’s South Bank, as part of the research. Interviewed by Toni Tsaera.