Meet Princess. A cheeky 10-year-old with a plan to win the Weston-Super-Mare Beauty Contest. Trouble is, her mum is busy working several jobs, her brother, a budding photographer, won't even take her picture and then - The Hustler returns. In 1963 Bristol, as Black British civil rights activists take to the streets, Princess finds out what it really means to be black and beautiful. Princess & The Hustler is the second national tour born from Revolution Mix - an Eclipse movement that is spearheading the largest ever delivery of new Black British stories. The first Revolution Mix story was last year's sell-out production of Black Men Walking.Performers Kudzai Sitima (Phyllis - Princess), Donna Berlin (Mavis), Fode Simbo (Wendell - Junior), Seun Shote (Wendell - The Hustler), Jade Yourell (Margot), Emily Burnett (Lorna), Romayne Andrews (Leon).
Author Chinonyerem Odimba. Producer Bristol Old Vic. Producer Eclipse Theatre. Producer Hull Truck Theatre. Director Dawn Walton. Design Simon Kenny. Costume Simon Kenny. Lighting Aideen Malone. Sound Richard Hammarton. Director Victoria Igbokwe (movement). Director Emilie Lahouel (assistant). Dramaturg Ala Animashawun. Director Briony Barnett (casting director). Other Joel Trill (voach and dialect coach).