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Noughts and Crosses UK Tour, Sephy and Callum

REVIEW | Noughts and Crosses | UK Tour

Malorie Blackman’s young adult novel that tackles racial discrimination head-on as it creates a world where black people are the most powerful race. It’s an eye-opening and startling piece of theatre that mirrors race and power in our modern lives.  It’s a Romeo and Juliet style story, as we follow Sephy a ‘Cross’ who is…

Good Dog at Birmingham Rep

REVIEW | Good Dog |UK Tour

With his Olivier award nominations for his smash-hit play Misty, Arinzé Kene is no stranger to writing hard-hitting, honest and powerful plays about inner-city life. Good Dog takes a younger, more innocent experience as we follow a boy growing up in London and discovering himself. Simply believing that by being good, good things will happen…

REVIEW | Concubine | Birmingham Rep

Written and performed by Amahra Spence, Concubine is a hard-hitting play that explores human trafficking in our modern world. In this one-woman play, Amahra takes the audience through a vulnerable 16-year-old girl’s painful experience as she is manipulated and abused. Amahra’s authentic language creates a character that is scarily relatable. As she deals with teenage…

As You Like It at the RSC. Credit: Topher McGrillis

REVIEW | As You Like It | RSC

The RSC take the phrase ‘all the world’s a stage’ and creates a production of As You Like It that invites the audience into their theatrical world, taking them on a journey through the lives of a collection of characters and their varieties of love. It’s an ensemble piece but tells the story of young…