Nuclear Children (2023)

Nuclear Children is a dark comedy play about mental health, a submarine accident and a melon.

Following the death of her father Isla is struggling to cope; plagued with intrusive thoughts and her deteriorating mental health, she runs away to university in the hope of staying sane. As Isla finally begins to find her feet, her world, quite literally, stops making sense.


Director: Seán Linnen

Written & Performed by: Ezra England

Producers: Platform Presents, Finite Films & Ladbroke Hall

Nuclear Children premiered at the new cultural centre, Ladbroke Hall in June 2023. Following this it showed at The Roundhouse Last Word Festival and then played at The Pleasance at the Edinburgh Festival 2023.

(Original poster photography Jimi Drosinos)

Nuclear Children is now being developed as a television series.


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