Hunger Hunger

An odyssey, in which the smallest gestures become epic and when the body is the last resource for protest.

The story of Bobby Sands, the IRA member who led the 1981 hunger strike in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It dramatises events in the Maze prison in the six weeks prior to Sands’ death.

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