East End Boys, West End Girls – new British-Africa
East End Boys, West End Girls by Ade Solanke
10 – 12 August 2015, 4pm at Saatchi Gallery, London (N.B workshop performances)
14 – 15 August 2015, 7:30pm at the Bernie Grant Arts Centre, London
Will their postcodes keep them in their place?
East meets West across the education divide when four London teenagers compete for a prestigious scholarship. As they venture across the capital into unfamiliar territories, friendships are tested, aspirations are challenged and each is forced to decide what matters most. Will the best candidate win or will their postcodes keep them in their place? This vibrant, timely and touching new work takes the pulse on coming-of-age in an increasingly divided city.
Saatchi Gallery, Duke Of York’s HQ, King’s Rd, London SW3 4RY
(N.B workshop performances)
Booking information: 020 7811 3070 | www.saatchigallery.com
Tickets: Under 16s £6 + £1.01 booking fee
Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Road, Tottenham Green,
London, N15 4RX
Booking information: 020 8365 5450 | www.berniegrantcentre.co.uk
Tickets: Adults £12, Concessions £10 & Under 16s £6| Book tickets
Join our exciting, FREE and inclusive workshops!
2-4pm on 10-12 Aug at Saatchi Galley, Chelsea
You’ll create your own work and learn new games and techniques, exploring the themes of the play using drama, writing, music and movement.
We’ll look at topics such as:
Friendship/loneliness at school
Societal pressures / personal ambitions
Similarities / differences within class, race, postcodes.
We’ll devise short performances to be shared with an audience of family and friends on the last day.
Facilitator: Maa Yarkor-Addo. Suitable for ages 8-16.