“Visceral storytelling. Shot through with moments of pure theatre, graced with vivid, moving performances by an excellent young cast. A stirring opening statement from this exciting new theatre group.” Jez Butterworth on Phoenix
Who we work with
The Big House works with young people who have been through the care system and are finding life difficult. We provide a platform for them to participate in the making of theatre and to have their voices heard.
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We are committed to unlocking our members’ potential and enabling them to lead positive and fulfilling lives.
The inspiration for our plays are the stories our members share with us.
Who we collaborate with
The Big House collaborates with theatre industry professionals who are excited by our highly disciplined work and inspirational membership, to help us create theatre of the highest standard.
“Maggie Norris’ work with young people at risk is innovative and exciting. I have no doubt that her ideas for The Big House will continue to be just as exhilarating and rewarding. Our communities need projects like this. Please help in any way you can.” Kathy Burke
“Knife Edge…the most exciting theatre event of the year.” Pip McCormac, Red Magazine