it felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now
- Winner, John Whiting Award 2010
A luminous journey exploring the life of Dijana Polancec: professional romantic, eternal optimist and accidental prostitute.
Lucy Kirkwood's it felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now is a play about modern-day sex trafficking.
"Superb... deeply painful and profoundly disturbing."- The Stage
"Unflinching... theatre that provokes in the best way, without lurid melodrama or sentimentality, but with wit and tenderness... demands that we watch and listen."- The Times