'Let's celebrate, right now, shall we? The cake's ruined, but we've got the ashes. 17 candles on the ashes of my fucking life - ' At seventeen years old, Scott is facing a future that is as uncertain as his past. The death of his adopted mother throws his life into chaos, and now he finds himself having to fit in with a new middle-class family, and the birth-mother he never knew. Class differences soon reach fever pitch, and guilt has the winning hand. Whoever thought change would be this difficult, and what is Scott hiding under the bed?
Dameon Garnett has had two plays receive their world premieres at the Finborough Theatre - the Time Out Critics' Choice Break Away (2005) which starred Tina Malone of Shameless, and Follow (2008). His first play, New Year's Day, was performed at the Royal Court Young Writers' Festival, starring Michael Angelis. He also received a playwriting bursary from the Soho Theatre. This year, he was invited to become a member of the Studio Group at the Royal Court Theatre where he is working on a new play.