Wish I Was Here
Written and performed by Jackie Kay
"Jackie Kay is a virtuoso of voices that go straight to your guts."
Independent on Sunday
As Malcolm's life unravels around him, he rants through the night in search of the perfect, undetectable means of (permanent) escape.
Hilary and Ruth have been together forever. But suddenly Martin Amis has crept into their relationship and Hilary is leaving …
Award-winning poet and author Jackie Kay (Other Lovers, Trumpet, Wish I Was Here) is one of Britain's best known and best loved writers, celebrated for her bittersweet explorations of personal and cultural identity.
Now, in this special live synthesis of performance and created sound, she sets two tragically funny short stories How to Get Away With Suicide and You Go When You Can No Longer Stay to a specially commissioned soundscape by acclaimed composer John Nicholls.