"I spend the night in an officer’s barracks, where no woman has ever set foot."
"Complex and compelling… an all-too-vivid vision of what it is to be a woman in wartime."The Times
"A savage look at the dehumanising impact of war… swings between matter-of-fact horror and bitter comedy… masterly and woundingly memorable."Independent
"Despite its grim subject matter, the play is often surprisingly still and quiet, and occasionally funny too… hammer[s] home the losses, desperations, brutal necessities and impossible resiliences of women in war."The Stage
"The patchwork of stories and images creates a powerful, occasionally indelible, picture of contemporary warfare… thought-provoking and frightening."The Arts Desk
"Powerful… in her relentless focus on conflict’s female victims, Vorozhbit shows herself to be a Ukrainian Sarah Kane."The Guardian
"An urgent, visceral piece."Exeunt Magazine
Bad Roads Script
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In the darkest recesses of Ukraine, a war is raging.