In poet Jackie Hagan’s latest show, the title itself is a warning and the opening five minutes of This is not a Safe Space a series of caveats and disclaimers, at the core of which is this: talking about class is not easy, and nor is it quiet, polite or ‘safe’.

It’s even harder, Hagan tells us whilst acknowledging her status as a “wonky” working-class queer amputee, to talk about class than to talk about disability or sexuality…


This review was originally published as a guest review on Theatre Weekly, you can read the review in full Here…

Image Credit: Will Shields
Image Credit: Will Shields


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