Image courtesy Theatre Royal (Stratford East)
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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London E15 1BN
Performance days & times
Monday ‑ 7‑30pm
Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm
Friday ‑ 7‑30pm
Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm
Thursday - 2-30pm (from 2 July 2020)
Saturday - 2-30pm
BSL Performance ‑ Thu 16 Jul, 7‑30pm
Captioned Performance ‑ Fri 17 Jul, 7‑30pm
Audio Described Performance ‑ Sat 18 Jul, 2‑30pm
Author: Roy Williams
Director: Roy Alexander Weise