Watching a stretch of the London Marathon near his home in Wapping got writer-director Mark Heywood wondering about what’s happened to the city’s East End and inspired his new play Rhubarb Ghetto. It premieres next month at VAULT Festival. Check out our interview and behind-the-scenes photos – and then get booking!
It’s a reality that confronts Londoners every day, but how much do you notice the inequality existing side by side in the capital? Rhubarb Ghetto, premiering at next month’s VAULT Festival, captures the city’s stark contrasts in a raw, explosive story about life on either side of a London underpass.
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