“My mother always said to Live Big. Live as much as I could.”

Three generations of women. For each, the chaos of what has come before brings with it a painful legacy.

“I have Stayed. I have Stayed – I have Stayed for as long as I possibly can.”

Writer Alice Birch (Revolt. She said. Revolt again, We Want You To Watch), continues her collaboration with director Katie Mitchell (2071, Ten Billion, Cleansed) following Ophelias Zimmer last year.

Anatomy of a Suicide is part of the Royal Court’s Jerwood New Playwrights programme, supported by Jerwood Charitable Foundation.


anatomy of a suicide runs at the Royal Court (Downstairs)  until Sat 08 Jul. Find out more and book tickets here.