Myra

'You couldn’t hate me more than I hate myself. I have asked God for His forgiveness, but I couldn’t ask for yours, for how can I ever expect you to forgive me when I cannot forgive myself.' Few have attracted such notoriety or public loathing as the Moors Murderers. Myra’s story is that of a very dark world which no one wants to visit. From her prison cell, Myra reveals her story to a world that might not wish to listen, or can possibly bear to.

Brighton Fringe Award winners 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018.
“Brilliant” – Plays International.
“Truly Outstanding” - FringeReview

The Performer


Lauren Varnfield

Lauren wrote, performed and directed Myra. Lauren trained at the Oxford School of Drama. TV Credits include Holby City & Afterlife. Theatre credits include Our Town, Into The Woods and Griet in The Girl With the Pearl Earring (The Royal Haymarket), A Streetcar Named Desire, The House Of Bernarda Alba, the award-winning The Crucible and Reno. Lauren directed Pretty Villain’s Life x 3, The Ugly One and Closer.

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