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Proud
New Writing + LGBT

Proud

A dynamic, visceral look at the twists and turns of contemporary male relationships

After his Pentecostal mother dies, Roland is liberated to live openly as a gay man. He relocates from Brixton to Walthamstow, where he unexpectedly falls for Amir, a refugee with a war-torn past. Their magnetic connection is tested, however, by Amir’s PTSD, his inability to identify as gay, and Roland’s strained relationship with his teenage son, Gary.

In an athletic 90 minutes of live theatre, Marlie Haco’s production brings together movement, music, and naturalistic dialogue, to tell an original story of queer love.

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CAST & CREATIVES

Writer Bren Gosling
Director & Producer Marlie Haco
Production Company Double Telling

Set & Costume Designer Justin Nardella
Composer & Sound Designer Ákos Lustyik
Lighting Designer Ben Jacobs
Stage Manager Martha Baldwin
Marketing Laura Thomson

Roland Taofique Folarin
Amir Andrei Maniata
Gary Kaine Hatukai

Ticket Price

£10 - £22.50

WHEN

22 February - 19 March 2022

WHERE

King's Head Theatre

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REVIEWS

“Bren Gosling writes a terse drama of lies, secrets, prejudice, fear and the burgeoning of Gay love in a gripping, emotional way that compels our attention…Proud is undoubtably 5-star theatre.” GScene Magazine

“The movement sequences throughout are mesmerising, powerful and really engaging.” Everything Theatre

“A stunning production which more than lives up to expectations.” Sardines Magazine


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