(magical realist drama)
BELOW is the story of a young autistic girl Grace falling in love for the first time with her neighbour Shelley – however things are never so simple and in order to step into her new adult life, Grace must leave behind the comforts of childhood – her imaginary world and the creature that lives there, but will the monster let her go? And are there new, more real-life monsters getting ready to fill its place?
Explores: coming of age, domestic violence, autistic realism
The piece won the Northumbria University and Channel 4 TV Drama Writing Award 2017 and went into development with Bonafide Films for All4 late 2018 – for more info contact the team at Bonafide Films.