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Donna Berlin as Tiwa and Toyin Ayedun-Alase as Wunmi (Photo: Marc Brenner)

REVIEW: The Clinic, Almeida Theatre (2022)

Shining the light on race, class and politics Ore:  "Can I ask you something?" Wunmi: "It's a free country. Ore: "Is it?" Mercy Ojelade as Amina, Gloria Obianyo as Ore,…

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Shannon Hayes as Princess Sarah and Donna Berlin as Aggie - Photo: Ellie Kurttz

REVIEW: The Gift, Theatre Royal Stratford East (2020)

Janice Okoh's play The Gift for Eclipse, a Black Theatre company which fosters and supports black artists in the North of England, is a comedy of manners and a satire on race relations over two centuries. Based on Queen Victoria's black goddaughter Sarah Bonetta Davies who was gifted to the queen after she recognised the 5 year old's intelligence, the play is constructed around three tea parties.

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