People find me. When it's dark.
1863. An asylum.
A woman locked in a windowless cell, with no memory as to who she is, or how she arrived there.
When spiritualist medium Mrs Lyall requires a new assistant, this nameless woman seems the perfect candidate.
But as the woman's past begins to reveal itself, so do new powers neither are prepared for.
Alistair McDowall's haunting new play The Glow was the 2018 Pinter Commission, an award given annually by Lady Antonia Fraser to support a new commission at the Royal Court Theatre. This edition was published to coincide with the world premiere at London's Royal Court Theatre in January 2022.