A working time machine?
What have you done with it?
It just…sits there.
Nineteen year old science genius Luke is holed up in a dingy flat on a near-abandoned Middlesbrough housing estate. He finally has some peace to work on the extraordinary box in his living room. But when he’s introduced to a wealthy out-of-towner by his unbalanced brother Rob, tensions build and a battle is set in motion that threatens to tear the brothers apart and unleash the power inside his invention.
Alistair McDowall is a writer from the North East of England. Previous plays include Plain Jane, Some Stories, 5:30 and eighteen stupid reasons why i love you lots and lots. He has been a writer-on-attachment at the Royal Court Theatre and is currently on attachment with Paines Plough.