Beyond Hillsborough is a verbatim play, written and set in 2012, that explores the personal consequences of living with the Hillsborough tragedy. Following extensive, never before heard interviews with survivors, bereaved family members, politicians, police and journalists, the play interweaves personal narratives taken directly from transcripts to present the truth.
Jo Halliday and Layla Dowie are both experienced Drama teachers in the North West of England. They have been working together for thirteen years. Jo is a Drama AST and she also runs a Youth Project called 'Include Us Too' with homeless young people. Layla delivers workshops with gifted and talented pupils. They would like to see the subject of Hillsborough on the school curriculum nationwide.