Noughts & Crosses Tickets London Theatre

Noughts & Crosses Tickets

Sephy and Callum sit together on a beach. They are in love. It is forbidden.

Lyn Gardner avatar on Stagedoor
25 April 2019  ·  Follow on Stagedoor
“I really loved Malorie Blackman’s Romeo and Juliet style novel about two teenagers who fall in love. Callum is a white nought who lacks both money and opportunity and Sophy is a black cross and a part of the ruling elite. The RSC staged a pretty decent production a number of years ago but this is a new version written by Sabrina Mahfouz and it arrives in London courtesy of Pilot Theatre.”

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Overview

Sephy is a Cross and Callum is a Nought. Between Noughts and Crosses there are racial and social divides. A segregated society teeters on a volatile knife edge. As violence breaks out, Sephy and Callum draw closer, but this is a romance that will lead them into terrible danger.

This gripping Romeo and Juliet story by acclaimed writer Malorie Blackman and adapted by Sabrina Mahfouz is a captivating drama of love, revolution and what it means to grow up in a divided world.

Winner of Excellence in Touring, UK Theatre Awards 2019. Finalist for Best Show for Children and Young People, UK Theatre Awards 2019.

Age Recommendation: 12+

Critic reviews

Ambitious, thought-provoking stuff, tackling important themes

· WhatsOnStage (From 2019 Tour)

Strong cast make this a slick take on Malorie Blackman's gripping race dystopia

· Evening Standard (From 2019 Tour)

Compelling staging of Malorie Blackman’s novel that provides a searing insight into the injustices of the world

· The Stage (From 2019 Tour)

Heather Agyepong is the star of this adaptation of Malorie Blackman’s young adult novel

· Financial Times (From 2019 Tour)

This stage version of Malorie Blackman’s smash young adult novel is thrilling, if over-ambitious

· Time Out (From 2019 Tour)

Wait until the second half and this becomes not just a stylishly instructive experience, but one in which you can lose yourself

· The Times (From 2019 Tour)

Sabrina Mahfouz has impressively distilled the inspired novel about a world where the power rests with the black population

· The Guardian (From 2019 Tour)

Tickets from £15

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Date & time

Opening 31 Jan 2023
Tue 31 Jan - Sat 11 Feb 2023,
2pm, 7.30pm & 8pm
Runtime: 2 hrs

Venue

24-26 High Street, Kingston KT1 1H London, UK · Get Directions

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From 2019 Tour, Photo by Robert Day
From 2019 Tour, Photo by Robert Day
From 2019 Tour, Photo by Robert Day
From 2019 Tour, Photo by Robert Day
From 2019 Tour, Photo by Robert Day
From 2019 Tour, Photo by Robert Day
From 2019 Tour, Photo by Robert Day
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