“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!Book Now
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.Book Now
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"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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