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The Dark Room

The Dark Room

By Angela Betzien
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback : 9781848427273, 88 pages, November 2017


"Last night I cut this.
It’s a heart.
It’s forever.
It’s for you. "


Angela Betzien's The Dark Room is an intricately layered psychological thriller, exposing the startling mistreatment of those most vulnerable in our society, at the hands of those who are meant to protect them.

The play won the award for Best New Australian Work at the Sydney Theatre Awards on its premiere in 2011. It had its UK premiere at Theatre503, London, in November 2017.


"One of the most riveting productions of the year… a toe-curling thriller. " —Australian Stage

"Beautifully written. " —The Australian