By Judith Jones & Beatrix Campbell, in collaboration with
Two women are in prison. Their crimes? Killing children. One woman is optimistic that she will be released. The other is consumed by a sense of injustice for her, life probably means life. The women face each other, and the audience, with confessions that confront our attitudes towards crime and punishment.
And All the Children Cried first was first performed in 2004. The second half of the play consisted of an open debate on the issues raised, with guest speakers including Mo Mowlam, Clare Short, Simon Hughes and Lord Justice Sedley.