8 October - 19 December 2009
Not Black and White Season at The Tricycle Theatre

Not Black and White Season Not Black and White Season at The Tricycle Theatre

A season of three plays by Roy Williams, Kwame Kwei-Armah and Bola Agbaje: three Black playwrights look at the state of Britain at the end of the first decade of the 21st century.


Jimmy Akingbola, Aml Ameen, John Boyega , Karl Collins, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Abhin Galeya, Jaye Griffiths, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Simone James, Amelia Lowdell, Cecilia Noble, Rebecca Scroggs and Robert Whitelock are the full cast announced for the Not Black and White season – three plays to be presented by the Tricycle Theatre examining the state of Britain at the end of the first decade of the twenty first century.


Not Black and White is a three month season of plays to be presented by the Tricycle Theatre examining life and social issues in 21st Century London from the perspective of three leading black contemporary playwrights. Roy Williams, Kwame Kwei-Armah and Bola Agbaje will tackle the prison system, the mayoralty and immigration respectively.


Not Black and White will open with Roy Williams’ Category B (8 October – 19 December) directed by Paulette Randall. Followed by Kwame Kwei-Armah’s Seize the Day (22 October – 17 December), then Bola Agbaje’s Detaining Justice (25 November – 15 December) directed by Indhu Rubasingham, all three productions will eventually play in repertoire.


The Not Black and White season runs from 8 October to 19 December 2009 at the Tricycle Theatre.


Address: Tricycle Theatre, 269 Kilburn High Road, London NW6 7JR
Box Office: 020 7328 1000




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Bola Agbaje’s Detaining Justice - review





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