Debut writer pens play telling the real story about food banks

A new play written by food bank worker Tara Osman has opened at the Calder Book Shop Theatre in London. Food Bank As It Is recounts real life stories about the growing number of people in the UK who are reliant on food banks and explores how benefit sanctions and delays can have a catastrophic effect on individual lives. “I was moved to start writing this play several months in to my job as a food bank support worker and subsequently manager of a London food bank,” explains Osman. “I was becoming increasingly aware that many people, including countless children, … Continue reading Debut writer pens play telling the real story about food banks