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Black Men Walking – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Writer: Testament Director: Dawn Walton Reviewer: James Garrington “We walked England before the English.” Trevor, Matthew and Richard like walking in the Peak District. Every month they meet and walk and talk. This time, although the forecast indicated that they should cancel, they press on in an attempt to fight their individual demons - until a blizzard brings them face to ...

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Black Men Walking – Royal Exchange, Manchester

Writer: Testament Director: Dawn Walton Reviewer: Katherine Kirwin “We walk” repeat the chants of Thomas, Richard and Matthew as they head out into the misty wilderness of the Peak District. Inspired by a real walking group for black men in Sheffield, Black Men Walking marks a collaboration between Eclipse Theatre and Leeds-based rapper, writer and performer Testament. Directed by Dawn ...

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Blake Remixed – West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Director: Tom Wright Music: Homecut Reviewer: Rich Jevons This outstanding and innovative production includes the collaboration of two world champions: namely Testament (aka Andy Brooks) for leading the world’s largest Human Beatbox Ensemble, and DJ Woody, twice World Champion scratch DJ. The combination of 18th Century visionary William Blake and 21st century hip-hop and beatboxing may seem incongruous, but at ...

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