How to live: when your friend commits a sexual offence


Sara Hyde asks how we respond to those in our society who’ve committed serious crimes. Can we identify with them, even become friends… or must they always be “other”? Where are the limits of our labels and what are the boundaries of friendship?

Sara Hyde is a theatre maker, thinker and activist working in the criminal (in)justice system. She is the artistic director of Wonder with an academic interest in the relationship between performance and desistance from crime.

Sara Hyde