12:00 BST, SUNDAY 5 JULY 2020
Lock Down is an original piece of physical/verbatim theatre which aims to explore the topic of youth violence. It was commissioned to be made by the safer neighbourhood board in Watham Forest East London, and attempts to unpick the complex factors which contribute to the growing societal problem of knife crime. The show was created and first performed in 2018 and has been on tour, featured in BBC news and has been seen by over 2000 people. It was also selected for inclusion in The Brighton Fringe Festival this year.
14+ Strong language and images of violencE
The company is made up of young actors in training from Leyton Sixth Form College. The cast is almost entirely from the BAME community. Culturally diversity is at the forefront of what we do and is woven into the devising process.
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