Driven to Distraction

Represented by:
Sophie Gorell Barnes



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D2D tells the story of how an incident on a bus leads to the death of a fledgling rap artist travelling to a press conference in nearby vehicle. The play sees the story from two different perspectives. Firstly the young couple who distract the bus driver… one of whom is the dead girls estranged brother. Their story is told from the months before the accident to the accident itself.

Zinc, the bus driver’s story is also told… from the moment after the accident showing how it affects his life. He too was involved in the music industry having been a guitarist a top 80’s group who’s success was halted suddenly when the lead singer was jailed in the full glare of the media.