By Ella Road
2 F / 2 M
English original text
In a near future blood tests gives you an official rating in society: High numbers equals good opportunities and possibilities in getting jobs, education, bank loans and dating prospects. Bea is a phlebotomist and finds a good match in an intelligent and handsome young man. Most importantly: He has a high rating on his genetic profile. They fall in love and the future looks bright. When a friend with a lower rating asks for a better blood sample, Bea becomes a dealer on the black market. How far will people go in a world where health, wealth and happiness depend on a single blood test? 2019 Olivier Award nominated debut play by a promising playwright.
THE PHLEBOTOMIST – Hampstead Theatre 2019 © Strike Digital Ltd. & Hampstead Theatre