Nick Whitby’s latest play, The Complaint, premieres at the Hampstead Downstairs.

Afra has decided to make a complaint. She’s certain her grievance is legitimate, she’s perfectly clear about her rights and she’s not going to give up until she gets what she’s due.

But then comes the bureaucracy.

As her case is passed up through the tiers, towards the very highest echelons, she finds herself increasingly drawn into a world where nothing is quite as it seems and where office politics can lead to unlawful questioning, torture and even murder…

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