A new play by writer and poet Inua Ellams, the Barber Shop Chronicles, performing at the Crucible Theatre, charts the stories of four generations of African men across six cities. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!
An explosive play called Bad Blood Blues, exposing the ethics of HIV drug trials in Africa, is to be performed in Sheffield at the beginning of March at Theatre Delicatessen on Eyre Street. The play by Paul Sirett explores the moral maze of drug trials on the African population by western pharmaceutical companies. It will be only the second time it has been staged in the UK and will mark the directing debut of Sheffield-based actor John Rwoth-Omack. Azz Mohammed reports for Sheffield Live!
Theatre Delicatessen is hosting the Sheffield based play “The Church of Jim”, which explores politics, religion and community spirit. The Church of Jim is the story of a community formed to bring hope into a seemingly hopeless situation. Sheffield Live! reporter Shamaan Freeman-Powell spoke to author of the play, Andrew Cook.