These two thematically linked one act plays are set in the near future. Explore the ways in which new technologies are changing our lives and relationships. 

Sweet Thing opens with Sally having a frank and intimate discussion with her mum. The two appear to have a beautiful close relationship - that is, until Sally's brother Philip storms in, throws Mum out of the room, and demands Sally get rid of her for good. For Mum is not exactly what she seems; she's a clone that Sally made of her mother upon her death – a way for her to address all the unresolved issues from her childhood. 

In I'd Rather Be The Pope we meet Rod, a hard-core gamer who spends his conscious life inhabiting the amoral universe of virtual reality. A borderline sociopath prone to violent outbursts, he is an outcast and marginalised by society. However when he assaults his Counsellor, her reaction isn't what you might expect...