Sucker Punch


Roy Williams' bruising play examines what it was like to be a young black man in 1980s Britain and asks, how can you fight a system that's desperate to see you fail?
Sucker Punch at the Theatre Royal (Stratford East)

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Theatre Royal (Stratford East)
Starts: Friday 19 June 2020
Closes: Saturday 25 July 2020
Running time:1 hr 30 mins (no interval)
Age suitability: 14+

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Synopsis


1981, South London. Thatcher's Britain.


Jab. Double jab, cross. Jab, hook to body.


Leon and Troy are best mates trying to figure out their place in the world amid mounting unemployment and simmering racial tensions.


After finding solace in Charlie's gym, they start forging their path into the ruthless world of professional boxing.


Roy Williams' bruising play examines what it was like to be a young black man in 1980s Britain and asks, how can you fight a system that's desperate to see you fail?


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Theatre


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Postal address:
Gerry Raffles Square
Stratford
London E15 1BN

Box office tel: 020 8534 0310

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Dates


Previews from:Friday 19 June 2020

Closes:Saturday 25 July 2020

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:

Thursday - 2-30pm (from 2 July 2020)

Saturday - 2-30pm


Tickets


Previews:
£10 to £30

Standard:
From £10

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Access information


BSL Performance ‑ Thu 16 Jul, 7‑30pm

Captioned Performance ‑ Fri 17 Jul, 7‑30pm

Audio Described Performance ‑ Sat 18 Jul, 2‑30pm


Creatives


Author: Roy Williams
Director: Roy Alexander Weise

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