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‘It feels like several plays mashed together’: THE FELLOWSHIP – Hampstead Theatre

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Roy Williams’ play The Fellowship centres on a small family unit, but there are a lot of big things going on. Dawn (Cherrelle Skeet) is grieving the loss of a child while caring for her terminally ill mother with little help from her high-flying lawyer sister Marcia (Suzette Llewellyn). She can tell her teenage son Jermaine (Ethan Hazzard) is lying to her, and if it’s about what she suspects, she will be fuming.

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‘A heartfelt epic play’: THE FELLOWSHIP – Hampstead Theatre

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With Windrush Day being 22 June, last week was originally going to be the opening night of Roy Williams’ new Hampstead Theatre play, The Fellowship, until plans had to be changed because Lucy Vandi, who was to play the main character, fell sick and performances were postponed. Cherrelle Skeete bravely takes on this major role and her dynamic stage presence, partly with script in hand on press night, is one of the evening’s highlights.

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THROWBACK – Jackson’s Lane

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Jackson’s Lane; 1st July 2015 In this second full length show from Silver Lining, commissioned by Jackson’s Lane as part of their 40th anniversary celebrations, our collective memory banks are reinvisioned as a sparse teenage bedroom, pasted in coloured post-it notes and pinboards full of photographs, peopled with daring acrobatic expressions of feeling.  Nostalgia and […]