Friday night on the fringes of the city and someone’s having a party. It seems like a laugh, but not everyone’s having fun.
Gary and Nicky have been together since school. Gary’s going for a promotion so he can get his family out of their council flat and give Nicky everything she deserves.
Anjum and Mo are used to aiming for the best. And doing whatever it takes to get it.
Gary’s sister Karen is more interested in having a life than fighting for any cause.
Mark is just…always there.
And Victoria, Victoria wants to dance with somebody…
Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti‘s new play, set amidst a contemporary British community, asks how it’s possible to get on when the odds are stacked against you.
“It’s a good place. Keep watching and one day it’ll be ours.”
A difficult but necessary piece
Family tragedy is emotionally powerful but incomplete and unsatisfying
Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti’s play is lower-case political
Fiercely relevant if frustrating exploration of multicultural Britain
Race and relationships are the focus of Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti’s deeply moving drama that presents an honest picture of multi-cultural Britain
3 out of 5 stars Button-pushingly provocative new drama about race and class from Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti
Knotty state-of-the-nation drama helps to understand our political crisis
Makes you scrutinise your prejudices and laugh out loud
A slick satirical comedy with sharp commentary on the violence and hatred that is afforded by our social structures and racial and cultural biases
Michael Buffong’s production keeps the drama full throttle but still pays attention to the fragile ties that bind and which are so easily severed
Michael Buffong’s staging is blisteringly acted
A fresh look at race and relationships