The Meaning of Zong – Lyceum Theatre

https://youtu.be/hDK55ecH7Kw Written by Giles Terera Directed by Tom Morris & Giles Terera ★★★★★ In this mortal valley of howling yaps and indistinguishable guttural cries – one voice is enough to command the room, to prick the ear of the right people. To change history. Two hundred years ago, Olaudah Equiano recounts the reports of a … Continue reading The Meaning of Zong – Lyceum Theatre

Placeholder – Byre Theatre

Written and performed by Catherine Bisset Dramaturgy by Jaïrus Obayomi Directed by Flavia D’Avila ★★★★ Watching the world unfold, a play within itself, The Placeholder begins in the very seats our audiences find comfort. No longer a theatre in the sharp, bitter cold of Scotland, but of Port-au-Prince, where Minette awaits her white employer – holding her … Continue reading Placeholder – Byre Theatre

Ghosts – National Theatre Scotland

https://youtu.be/imsXlSV-Ytg Written & Directed by Adura Onashile ★★★★ Surrounding the Merchant City, a construct name for an area of Glasgow, once Scotland’s centre of economics and culture, are the skeletons of its cruel and absent-minded past. A city constructed on the foundations of slavery, these frames are not the bones of the nameless men, women and … Continue reading Ghosts – National Theatre Scotland