In the era of Brexit, and the government’s new immigration proposals, Tim Cowbury’s The Claim feels suddenly even more relevant.
Tonderai Munyevu’s The Moors at the Tara Theatre follows two African men on the hunt for Shakespeare and coming up hard against the realities for actors of colour.
What a fascinating and critical examination of British identity as well as black identity Black Men Walking at the Royal Court is.
Black Men Walking is a hugely enjoyable show which embraces its audience in a warm clinch while zapping your brain with thought-provoking ideas. It’s not one of the best black plays of the year: it’s simply one of this year’s best plays.
Inspired by a real-life Sheffield-based black men’s walking group, Black Men Walking is an influential and compelling brand new play written by Leeds-based rapper and theatre-maker Testament (aka Andy Brooks) in collaboration with Eclipse Theatre Company.