And progress isn't enough.
Black British. African American.
Snapshots of lives, snapshots of experiences of protest; violence vs non-violence, direct action vs demonstrations, ear for eye follows characters navigating their way through society today.
debbie tucker green's play ear for eye premiered in October 2018 at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, in a production directed by the playwright.
ear for eye was a finalist for the 2019 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.
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Plays from VAULT 4
Seven new plays from VAULT Festival
An anthology of seven of the best plays from VAULT Festival 2019, London's biggest and most exciting arts festival.
Nora: A Doll's House
By Stef Smith After Henrik Ibsen
"You've lies in the whites of your eyes, Nora. What have you done??"
Nora is the perfect wife and mother. She is dutiful, beautiful and everything is always in its right place. But when a secret from her past comes back to haunt her, her life rapidly unravels. Over the course of three days, Nora must fight to protect herself and her family or risk losing everything.
The Machine Gunners
By Robert Westall Adapted by Ali Taylor.
An adaptation of the beloved, award-winning children's novel.
It's 1940, and Britain is at war. Young Chas McGill has the second-best collection of war souvenirs in town, but desparately wants it to be the best. Amidst the bombs and air raids, Chas and his friends plan their own war effort in their newly built bunker. Friendships are forged and loyalties tested, in the adventure of a lifetime...
Around the World in 80 Days
By Laura Eason Original author Jules Verne
The fabulously wealthy Victorian gentleman Phileas Fogg wagers his life's fortune that he can circumnavigate the globe in just eighty days.
Along with his hapless valet Passepartout, he sets out on a dazzling escapade that takes him from the misty alleys of London to the exotic subcontinent and on to the Wild West as they race against the clock on a dizzying succession of trains, steamers, a wind-propelled sledge and an elephant.
By Sophocles. Translated by Kenneth McLeish.
The story of the mythical Greek king of Thebes, the archetypal tragic hero who accidentally fulfills a prophecy that he will end up killing his father and marrying his mother, thereby bringing disaster down upon his city and family.