Richard Blackwood (EastEnders, Hollyoaks) stars in Typical a powerful play, exploring racism and how British society stereotypes Black masculinity.
Based on a true story it was first performed to critical acclaim at the 2019 Edinburgh Fringe and later a sell out Soho Theatre transfer, Typical uncovers the man and the humanity behind the tragic true-life events of Black British ex-serviceman Christopher Alder and the injustice that still remains twenty years since his story emerged.
Typical is available to rent from Soho Theatre On Demand from Wednesday 24th February. Register by Tuesday 23rd and opt-in to emails to get an Early Bird discount.
10% of the proceeds after costs will be donated to Inc Arts Minds, a charitable fund created to support the emotional well-being of those affected by systemic and structural racism in the arts.
ALT has teamed up with SOHO THEATRE ON DEMAND TO OFFER TWO LUCKY READERS THE CHANCE TO WIN A FREE RENTAL PERIOD OF TYPICAL. PRIORITY WINNERS WILL BE SELECTED FROM THOSE IN THE CREATIVE INDUSTRIES.
TO WIN YOU MUST ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTION AND REGISTER TO THE SOHO THEATRE ON DEMAND AND OPT-IN TO EMAILS. SOHO THEATRE WILL PICK THE WINNERS SIGN UP HERE:
QUESTION: WHICH UK SOAP IS RICHARD BLACKWOOD CURRENTLY IN? ALL ANSWERS SHOULD BE SENT TO: EDITOR @ ALT- AFRICA .COM.
DEADLINE: 5pm 22 Feb 2021
CAN’T WAIT TO WIN? TAKE ADVANTAGE OF: EARLYBIRD REGISTRATION OFFER: Register an account before Wed 24 Feb and get the film for £7.99 (usual price £9.99)*
Available to rent from Soho Theatre On Demand from Wednesday 24th February. Read interview with the director here: Talking to “Typical” Director Anastasia Osei-Kuffour
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