Talks and Events
Post matinee Q&A
Join the cast and creatives as they discuss the themes and issues raised by the performance.
A new play by Ryan Calais Cameron, directed by Anastasia Osei-Kuffour and, starring in his Soho Theatre debut, Richard Blackwood.
What is the cost of a typical night out? An ex-serviceman who has spent his life fighting for his country finds new battles in a society fighting against him.
From the makers of 2018 hit Queens of Sheba comes this powerful new play by Ryan Calais Cameron confronting the daily tensions experienced by Black men as they negotiate life, while constantly feeling like their own lives are on the line.
Typical uncovers the man and the humanity behind a tragic real-life story, challenging traditional conceptions of Black manhood and highlighting the crisis of identity consuming Britain today.
WARNING – This performance contains real-life footage of an explicit & sensitive nature.
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'Harrowing but vital... Richard Blackwood is outstanding'
'Richard Blackwood gives an incredible performance'
'intense and ultimately heartbreaking'
'Wrenching monologue about the death of a black man by police brutality with an excellent performance from Richard Blackwood.'