Original Work


Across the Water

2019 – Bristol Old Vic – Bristol, UK

Marcus Garvey, pan-African legend, advocate for the rights of the negro men and women of the world. Edward C Young, public relations specialist and Imperial Dragon of the KKK. What on earth could they have in common?

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© Chelsey Cliff


Southside Stories

2018 – ZION Community arts space / TOBACCO FACTORY THEATRES – Bristol, UK

Invisible transport, talking pets and the midnight market where all currency is accepted. Welcome to Southside, a mystical and little-known neighbourhood between Hartcliffe, Withywood and Bishopsworth. Inspired by the experiences of the local community, this is a tale of overcoming adversity, challenging oppression and waiting for buses that never arrive.

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OCD – Optimistic Creative Deluge

2017 – ZION Community arts space / Arnolfini – Bristol, UK

A poetry performance sharing the experience of living with mental illness, from my childhood in the north, to navigating OCD as an adult developing a creative career.

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Back Home

2016 – Spike Island / Wickham Theatre – Bristol, UK

Millie is living alone with her boxes, fighting to hold onto memories as dementia takes hold. Johnny is seeking asylum in the UK. Both are lonely and desperately trying to avoid a return to their previous lives.

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Red Snapper

2016 – Belgrade Theatre – Coventry, UK

It’s 1962 and five Jamaican women consider their futures as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms and Jamaica is set to declare its dependence from the British. Perhaps a dinner for Fidel Castro might help move things along?

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© Robert Day

 

Commissions


With General Public, Birmingham, UK

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Urban Mummers Plays (2019)
Rewind / The Antidote / The Line

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With Belgrade Theatre Young Company, Coventry, UK

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Rise (2017)
Written and developed with members of the youth theatre


With Talking Birds Theatre Company, Coventry, UK

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The Festival of Lost and Found (2019) – In progress
Capsule Project (2019) – In progress
Walk with Me (2018)
Backstage at the Albany (2017)
Canal Stories (2017)
The Female Warrior (2017)

Female Warrior

Female Warrior

Female Warrior

Female Warrior

Backstage at the Albany and video highlights below

Backstage at the Albany and video highlights below

Walk with Me

Walk with Me