We won the Arts Council Award at Journal Culture Awards!
Last night saw Key Change win another amazing accolade - the Arts Council Award at the Journal Culture Awards. This is the cherry on the top of an amazing journey and year for Key Change and Open Clasp. We were very honoured to have two of the women who were in HMP Low Newton with us to accept the award with the cast and creative team.
Thanks to everyone who haS supported us in this amazing journey and long may it continue!
Critics Pick "a moving, intimate and superbly acted drama about women’s lives in a British prison"★★★★ "Exquisite... Singing with an everyday poetry as if the devising process had unlocked a waterfall of creativity"
★★★★★ "A touching, empowering work that hits the hat-trick of great script, direction and performance"
"Open Clasp is truly a treasure of the north east that must be supported and encouraged to become a treasure of the nation"
"Open Clasp have the balls, the brains and above all, the sense of humour, to tackle issues in a fresh and beguiling way"
"Open Clasp’s work shows a grass roots radicalism and genuine commitment, coupled with professionalism"