An isolated house. The discovery of children's graves. A large number of tagged children in the house. Award-winning playwright Bryony Lavery explores of the world of genetics.
The play concerns the discovery of an isolated establishment conducting genetic experiments in various areas, including GM crops. Among other things investigaters want to understand why there are so many children there, some alive and some buried in the grounds. The children are numbered (rather than named) sequentially in order of birth, the youngest being #272. In the real world it took 272 attempts before Dolly The Sheep was successfully cloned.