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Untapped award winning

blanket ban

by davinia hamilton and marta vella
Southwark Playhouse 2023
Underbelly Edinburgh 2022
New Diorama 2022

★★★★★ "Hard-hitting, and painfully eye-opening" Theatre Weekly

★★★★★ "A heart-shatteringly brilliant piece of theatre" SkinnyMagazine

★★★★★ "Theatre such as this is rare" MickeyJoTheatre

★★★★ "This is a theatre birthed out of exasperation, and you leave fired up to fight for women’s rights to their own bodies both locally and further afield" Time Out

★★★★ "Effortlessly treading the line between buoyant and sombre" The Guardian

★★★★ "It seems impossible to leave Blanket Ban without a sense of the great peril of the lack of abortion access in Malta – and of course, across the western world" WhatsOnStage

★★★★ "Blanket Ban is Fringe theatre at its best...a fast-paced, punchy and powerful production" Wee Review

★★★★ "A heart-shattering and engaging play that inspires all of us to stand up and inspire change" Broadway World

★★★★ "This piece is a compelling case for reproductive rights across the world" Reviews Hub

★★★★ “This impassioned show is a powerful, humorous and poignant exploration of Malta’s nationwide ban on abortion” Three Weeks

Creative Team 2023

Performed & Written by Davinia Hamilton & Marta Vella
Directed by Sam Edmunds & Vikesh Godhwani
Produced by Chalk Line Theatre

Designer Isabella Van Braeckel

Dramaturg Stephanie Dale

Associate Producer Natalie Chan

Video Designer Tom Fitch
Lighting Designer Holly Ellis
Stage Manager Sophie Vera Mclean

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