‘Lock Down’: a play by Journeymen Theatre

Review by John Lampen

Lynn and David Morris. | Photo: Courtesy of Journeymen Theatre.

‘That’s the system – no system!’ This is the repeated cry of Ron, serving a life sentence, during Lynn and Dave Morris’ new drama, premiered to a full audience in Stourbridge Meeting House on 26 February. The play is packed with stories and incidents that make his case for him. They are all based on what the authors have heard from prisoners, staff and chaplains during their extensive research. From my own recent visits to prisons and my conversations there, I found it entirely accurate.

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