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Lemn Sissay: 'Something Dark' at BAC

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Time 19:30
Date 26/10/17
Price £12.5
  • Produced by BAC
  • Price £12.50-15
  • Get ready for a look into foster care
  • Bring along someone who works as a carer - £5 tickets are available for them
  • Surf to BAC
  • See you at Battersea Arts Centre

A rare chance to see a dramatic reading of the acclaimed play by celebrated performance poet, Lemn Sissay MBE.

Something Dark tells the story of Lemn Sissay's upbringing in children's homes and foster care, and the search for his family and true identity.

Originally directed by John McGrath (National Theatre of Wales), it has been performed throughout the world to critical acclaim. It was adapted for BBC Radio 3 in 2005, and the following Q&A sessions have become legendary.

An extraordinary true story, told by a masterful performer.

'It would be impossible to come away from this show unmoved and unispired' Metro London

'A triumph' The Scotsman

'The sheer intimacy of poet Lemn Sissay's performance underpins the power of this monologue.' The Stage