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Joe Sellman-Leava / Worklight

Theatre
08 Feb
Cage - The Vaults, Leake Street
15:00
£13.00
1hr 00m
12+
Funny Minority Voices Storytelling
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Occasional strong language
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“Powerful, important and funny” Emma Thompson

Worklight Theatre’s multi-award winning show is a funny, moving and honest story about family, heritage and migration. Charting a childhood in 90’s Devon, shifting political landscapes and global refugee crisis, the show blends comedy, storytelling and spoken word.

With humour and honesty, Labels offers a real, human story from multicultural Britain.Expect paper planes, racist romances and lots of sticky labels!

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About Joe Sellman-Leava / Worklight

Worklight Theatre formed in Exeter in 2011. Their debut show How to Start a Riot received critical acclaim at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012, and went on to a UK tour the following year. Worklight premiered Joe Sellman-Leava's solo play, Labels, at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015, where it won both a Fringe First and the Holden Street Theatres Award. Labels has toured the UK and internationally from 2016, picking up three further awards along the way. Worklight's other plays include I Think I'm a Feminist, Fix and Monster, which has also toured the UK and internationally, and won Show of the Week at VAULT Festival 2018.

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Dates & Times

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Press & Reviews

"Terrific and really thoughtful" Lyn Gardner

Winner: Scotsman Fringe First Award 2015

Winner: Holden Street Theatres Edinburgh Award 2015

Winner: Best Theatre, Adelaide Fringe 2016 (Week 2)

Winner: Peace Foundation Award 2016

Winner: VAULT Festival 2017

Shortlisted: Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award

Shortlisted: Fringeworld Theatre Award, Perth

Shortlisted: Asian Arts Award 2016

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Joe Sellman-Leava / Worklight

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