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VenueRoyal Court - Jerwood Theatre
Other spaces: Downstairs, Upstairs
TownWest End
CountyGreater London
From30th January 2020
To22nd February 2020
WhenMon-Sat 19:30. Thu,Sat Mats 14:30 (from Feb 6)
What is currently on at Royal Court - Jerwood Theatre (V411)

Poet in Da Corner

Poet in Da CornerT918755499

Archive :: production:T918755499, poetry:S347083757, venue:V411
Current production:Tour/Production

Production details

Following it's critically acclaimed premiere in 2018, this coming of age story inspired by Dizzee Rascal's seminal album, returns for a limited run and a UK tour. In a strict Mormon household somewhere in the seam between East London and Essex, a girl is given Dizzee Rascal's ground-breaking grime album Boy in da Corner by her best friend SS Vyper. Precisely 57 minutes and 21 seconds later, her life begins to change - from feeling muted by dyslexia to spitting the power of her words; from being conflicted about her sexuality to finding the freedom to explore; from feeling alone to being given the greatest gift by her closest friend. Step into a technicolour world where music, dance and spoken word collide, and discover how grime allowed Debris Stevenson to redefine herself. Downstairs

Special Performances

  • 8 Feb 20 Relaxed
  • 12 Feb 20 Captioned
  • 19 Feb 20 Captioned


Author Debris Stevenson
Author Jammz (feature writer)
Director Ola Ince
Design Jacob Hughes
Lighting Anna Watson
Sound Tony Gayle
Musical Director Michael Mikey J Asante
Performer MC Jammz (SS Vyper)

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