Noughts & Crosses
★ ★ ★ ★
Blackman’s bestseller leaps off the stage in this fine new adaptation
“Why love, if losing hurts so much?”
Sephy and Callum sit together on a beach. They are in love.
It is forbidden.
Sephy is a Cross and Callum is a Nought. Between Noughts and Crosses there are racial and social divides. A segregated society teeters on a volatile knife edge.
As violence breaks out, Sephy and Callum draw closer, but this is a romance that will lead them into terrible danger.
This gripping Romeo and Juliet story by acclaimed writer Malorie Blackman and adapted by Sabrina Mahfouz is a captivating drama of love, revolution and what it means to grow up in a divided world.
Presented by Pilot Theatre in co-production
with Belgrade Theatre Coventry, Derby Theatre, Mercury Theatre Colchester and York Theatre Royal
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★ ★ ★ ★
a searing insight into the injustices of the world