'What these Africans need to be learning about is air-con, man. I mean, I thought we were making poverty history!
What was Live 8 for, then?'
In Uganda, at a school for ex-child soldiers, Sol and Rena meet Alice. Sol is a charity worker, trying to keep his rebellious, seventeen-year-old sister Rena in line. Alice is Rena's age, but she's seen worse - and done worse - that either of them realise. As friendship develops, so does the risk of betrayal.
A sharp explosive play about trying to do the right thing, Bulletproof Soul opened at the Birmingham Rep in March 2007.