Read more about the article REVIEW: NW Trilogy, Dance Floor, Life of Riley and Waking/Walking at the Kiln Theatre (2021)
Life of Riley Chris Tummings as Riley (Photo: Marc Brenner)

REVIEW: NW Trilogy, Dance Floor, Life of Riley and Waking/Walking at the Kiln Theatre (2021)

All three plays feature people coming to live in or near the London Borough of Brent in North West London.  Together they tell us about the diversity of today's demographic in this part of London.   The set, a telephone box with a poster about Enoch Powell and his " Rivers of Hate" speech ties all three plays together.

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Read more about the article REVIEW: Out West, Lyric Hammersmith (2021)
Esh Alladi (Photo by Helen Maybanks)

REVIEW: Out West, Lyric Hammersmith (2021)

Out West is a collection of three one actor plays by three renowned playwrights, linked by each play illustrating differing aspects of racism and alluding to the area where the Lyric Theatre is today.  One is about a mixed race marriage, one about a black woman's fight for self esteem and one about a law student from overseas arriving in Britain in the reign of Queen Victoria. 

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