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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 The Gabriels
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'Lisa 'Bonnet' Nolan, is a cult comic writer. Her work's a mixture of future sci-fi and alternative lesbian graphic novels. She and her partner Jane have teamed up with a couple, Jerry and Allen, to parent a desperately wanted child through IVF. In her latest comic she's exploring a dreaded future of embryonic experiments, unstable genetic creations and the human products of ethical dispute. A Christian fundamentalist government has been elected, laboratories have been raided and scientific research has been shut down. The watchful gaze of an authoritarian state patrols everything from explicit literature to sexual behaviour but their puritanical society can't hide its genetic secrets forever. Meanwhile in Lisa's kitchen, her son from her previous marriage, has just arrived to visit with his profoundly Christian new girlfriend...' Source: (Sighted 24/08/2006)


  • This play was commissioned by Floodtide Theatre Company with support from the Peggy Ramsay Foundation to explore current ethical issues in genetic science.

Production Details

  • First performed in London By Floodtime Theatre Company at the Finborough Theatre, January 2006.

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