Saturday 23 September
A rare chance to see a dramatic reading of the acclaimed one-man play by celebrated performance poet, Lemn Sissay.
Suitable for ages 14+
Poet, author and broadcaster Lemn Sissay returns to the place of his childhood to perform for the first time ever.
Something Dark tells the story of Lemn Sissay’s upbringing in children’s homes and foster care in Wigan, and the search for his family and true identity. Originally directed by John McGrath (National Theatre of Wales/MIF/Contact), and commissioned by Contact and Battersea Arts Centre, Something Dark has been performed throughout the world to great critical acclaim.
Followed by a Q&A with the audience.
Tickets available from Monday 26 June
Outstanding. The warmth from the audience and the clarity of storytelling made
me proud to be at this event. Laughter and tears. The journey of Lemn in Something
Dark leads to incredible light.
George Spender, Oberon Books