Written by Sarah Daniels / Produced by Theatre of Debate


Ruby starts work as a cleaner to support her daughter and grandson, for Susannah a lawyer. One day while cleaning Susannah’s house she discover’s Susannah’s son hiding at home when he should be at school. Acclaimed playwright Sarah Daniel’s comedy drama provides a starting point for debating issues around our relationship to food.’

Developed in partnership with The Wellcome Trust, and The Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC). ‘Hungry’ is supported by the Wellcome Trust.


Focus: Our relationship with food, health, food and well being, food banks, Obesity, Diabetes, the sugar debate, Class

Audience: Young people (14 plus) and adults

Length: 60 minutes

Full Film: Available through Theatre of Debate, with subtitles by Stagetext

Resources: Available for teachers and students, science communicators and health workers