Scottee: Class – HOME, Manchester

With Brexit stagnating British politics, all our politicians seem to care about is delivering "the will of the people", based on the results from a divisive advisory referendum result in 2016. We hear repeated sound bites that 17 million people voted for Brexit. However, what you don't hear mentioned is that 14 million people currently... Continue Reading →

Queens of Sheba – HOME, Manchester

After being turned away from a nightclub for being "too black", four women joined together in a sisterhood of solidarity to tell their stories of the casual racism, oppression, and misogyny that they face every day. A collaboration between Nouveau Riché and Omnibus Theatre, Queens of Sheba brings their experiences to the stage, combining spoken... Continue Reading →

Red Dust Road – HOME, Manchester

Jackie Kay has had an extraordinary life, which is detailed in her memoir, Red Dust Road. Growing up in Scotland in the 1970s, as the adopted mixed-race child of a Communist couple, young Jackie struggled to fit in with those around her. Experiencing racist attacks, her memoir is an exploration of Jackie's identity as a... Continue Reading →

The Jumper Factory – HOME, Manchester

Created in collaboration with prisoners at HMP Wandsworth and written by Luke Barnes, The Jumper Factory tells a series of stories depicting life behind bars. Taken from interviews with inmates, this short piece uses the authentic voices of these prisoners to relate how it feels to be locked up. Without delving too much into the... Continue Reading →

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