- Categories: Worklight Theatre
‘Powerful, important and funny’ (Emma Thompson).
‘When I was five years old, my Dad was told our surname might be stopping him from getting a job. So we changed it. It worked.’
Labels is the multi-award winning show from stage@leeds Associate artists Worklight. This show, written and performed by Joe Sellman-Leava, which chronicles his upbringing in rural Devon as a boy of mixed-heritage growing up in the 90s. Labels examines the way we use words, the line between curiosity and fear, and the rise of anti-immigration rhetoric.
***** ‘Enlightening and touching’ (Broadway Baby)
***** ‘A gentle firestorm of a play’ (British Theatre guide)
***** ‘Simply magnificent’ (Ed Fringe review)
**** ‘Polished, personal and provocative’ (the Scotsman)