“Extraordinary... takes a sharply ambivalent and provocative look at what has been gained and what lost in post-Communist society... resoundingly recommended.” - Independent
“Wise, witty... Catherine Grosvenor's translation hits just the perfect, pithy tone... Wakulik is an exciting writer.” - The Times
From a forested Polish village to the blinding lights of London, A Time to Reap looks at one woman’s story against the mountain landscape of an evolving nation and one of Poland’s hottest political topics – abortion and the Catholic Church.
Anna Wakulik's startling play was developed by the Royal Court Theatre from its 2011 International Residency for Emerging Playwrights.
Anna Wakulik is a Polish playwright, and also currently works as a literary manager for Tarnowski Teatr im. L. Solskiego in Tarnow. She was a semi-finalist and finalist of the Gdynia Drama Award.
Catherine Grosvenor is a playwright and translator. Her plays include One Day All This Will Come To Nothing (Traverse), Cherry Blossom (Traverse/Polski Teatr Bydgoszcz, 2008), Gabriel (Oran Mor 2009), Continuous Growth, which won a Fringe First at the 2012 Fringe, and The Overcoat.