Playwright EV Crowe explores sexuality in her latest, Hero

17th December 2012

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The playwright talks to Aleks Sierz about Hero (Royal Court), her new play which examines the themes of sexual identity and courage in daily life by looking at a gay primary-school teacher who comes out to the children.Recorded at the Royal Court, 17 December 2012.

Danny and Joe are on the cusp of a change, a shift — they are in a place on the timeline of society where Danny can come out to his class, where they can adopt, and where they can move forward in their lives in a fearless way.