On the streets of Elephant and Castle, everyone likes to make speculations about Scrounger. But she doesn't care. She’s educated, she’s ballsy, and with a huge network of online allies, Scrounger is a woman who knows how to make change happen.
That is until an airline destroys her wheelchair.
Inspired by real events and a lawsuit initiated by Stevens, Scrounger drives towards the realities of how Britain is failing its most vulnerable and the extreme cost paid by those seeking justice.
Athena Stevens is a playwright and screenwriter. She's an associate artist at Shakespeare's Globe, and a writer on attachment at Finborough Theatre.
Scrounger runs until 1st February.