PREVIEW: CTRL +ALT+ DELETE, Camden People’s Theatre

Emma Packer’s play which examines domestic abuse and its reflection on our society is coming to the Camden People’s Theatre as part of the Camden Fringe from the 8th to the 16th August. 


Amy Jones from Brixton, is an emotionally charged girl with a strong political heart. Amy challenges the injustices of the world; where war rips communities apart, equality isn’t universal and your biggest enemies are sometimes the very ones who brought you into the world.

The show explores the myth that mothers are loving and protective of their children which serves to isolate us from the truth and the realities of life.

CTRL +ALT+ DELETE examines and draws parallels between the control and abuse within a domestic setting and in the wider society from the Government, Media and the Police.

It covers the topics issues such as immigration, the financial crisis, the 2011 riots, the war on terrorism and the housing crisis.

Packer’s play was long listed for the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award who commented that the piece is a “powerful and emotive production which is worthy of acknowledgement as both a theatrical and activist piece”.

The show is also performed by Emma Packer and directed by Katherine Hayes. This production sees further collaboration between Emma and Katherine since their work in Edinburgh 2014. CTRL+ALT+DELTE has been re-written and developed since it was seen at the Edinburgh Festival in 2014.

CTRL+ALT+DELETE will appear at Camden People’s Theatre from the 8th to the 16th August. For more information and to book tickets visit:

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