Box Clever is a moving, truthful and darkly comic play, which premiered at the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe in a production by nabokov and The Marlowe, Canterbury, in Paines Plough’s pop-up theatre, Roundabout.
"Packs a real punch… an all too believable story about society’s underclass today. " —British Theatre Guide
"A work of ferocious honesty and seething anger. " —The Arts Desk
"[Has] the compassionate anger of a Ken Loach film… a superb piece of writing, bubbling with bitterness yet bursting with heart, simultaneously funny and infuriating. " —The Stage
"Monsay Whitney is a writer of ferocious honesty, rare imagination and extraordinary humanity. She has the potential to become a startling and significant figure in British Theatre. " —Simon Stephens