A DIGITAL THEATRE world premiere
of the Olivier Award-nominated
A Place For We
by Archie Maddocks, directed by Michael Buffong
produced by Talawa Theatre Company and Park Theatre
One building in Brixton tells the story of London’s changing communities over three very different generations.
A pub. A funeral parlour. An urban-zen enoteca and conscious eatery. One building in Brixton tells the story of London’s changing communities over three very different generations.
Trinidadian funeral director Clarence and fifth generation pub owner George don’t want things to change. But everything around them is changing. Do they adapt to survive? Or stay true to their roots and risk it all... family, tradition, business?
In the wake of the Windrush scandal, Archie Maddocks' bittersweet comedy holds a mirror up to the ever-changing face of London’s communities in search of their common beating heart.
A Place for We was shortlisted in 2017 for both the Bruntwood Prize and Alfred Fagon Award, it was first performed as a staged reading at Talawa Firsts 2018 and is directed by Talawa’s Artistic Director Michael Buffong.
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★★★★ The Guardian
★★★★★ Theatre Weekly
★★★★★ Ham & High
★★★★ Broadway World
"Performed by a dynamite cast... the acting is beautiful"
"Full of charm and hilarity... shot through with humour"
"Absorbing, nuanced performances"
Outstanding Achievement in Affiliate Theatre
Best Performance Ensemble
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© ChillCreate (design)
David Webber (Barber Shop Chronicles, National Theatre; The Children Act) and Blake Harrison (World on Fire; The Inbetweeners) will be part of the exciting cast for the world premiere co-production of A Place for We.
Further casting includes Joanna Horton (Fish Tank; Othello, The Globe), Laurence Ubong Williams (The Welkin, The National; Stop and Search, Theatre503), Kirsty Oswald (The Girl on the Train, UK Tour / West End; Things I Know To Be True, Frantic Assembly) and Harold Addo (Holes, Nottingham Playhouse/ UK Tour; Spring Awakening, Young Vic).
WRITER | ARCHIE MADDOCKS
DIRECTOR | MICHAEL BUFFONG
SET & COSTUME DESIGNER | LOUIE WHITEMORE
LIGHTING DESIGNER | SHERRY COENEN
SOUND DESIGNER | TONY GAYLE
COSTUME SUPERVISOR | CLAIRE NICOLAS
ASSOCIATE SOUND DESIGNER | BELLA KEAR
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR | LO FELICIANI OJEDA