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Absolute Beginners archiveRoy Williams, Soweto Kinch and dance theatre director Liam Steel join forces to create an explosively physical evocation of sexual liberalism, gang culture and racial tension, based on Colin MacInnes' bestseller Absolute Beginners. Set in the summer of 1958 that ends with the Notting Hill race riots, Absolute Beginners paints a vivid picture of London's changing society and the emergence of a style-conscious youth culture, as teenagers blow away the cobwebs of post-war life and create the world anew. Not recommended for under 14s

Creatives/Company

Book by: Colin MacInnes
Adapted by: Roy Williams

What's On In ...

Archive listings for Absolute Beginners (2007)

Work type: Play.

T0490842259

Producer Lyric Hammersmith. Producer Kate McGrath (for Fuel). Director Liam Steel. Music Soweto Kinch. Design Lizzie Clachan. Sound Nick Manning. Lighting Guy Hoare. Performer Sid Mitchell. Performer Joanne Matthews. Performer James Clyde. Performer Micah Balfour. Performer Tom Stuart. Performer Rachel Sanders. Performer Richard Frame. Performer David Sibley. Performer Darren Hart. Performer Tosin Olomowewe.
26 Apr 07 to 26 May 07Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, Outer London :: V315
listing details L1790524135

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