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Inspired by a Black gay experience, this autobiographical piece focuses on the ups and downs of pride and self-loathing. Through storytelling, spoken word and live art, Jamal Gerald develops the courage to tell his story of how he learned to celebrate his individuality, by embracing the slurs that were thrown his way, and how to wear labels without shame.

Suitable for over 16s (contains strong language, references to sex and drug use.)

Supported by Arts Council England, The Writing Squad, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Theatre in the Mill, Contact and Cast Doncaster.

Written and Performed by Jamal Gerald

Dramaturg – Zodwa Nyoni

Mentors – Selina Thompson & Alexander Kelly

Lighting Designer– Steven Atkinson

Set Design – Bethany Wells

Sound Design – Jeremy Bradfield

Marketing Design – Mark West


FADoubleGOT previously appeared at:

West Yorkshire Playhouse (Furnace), Leeds

Leeds Beckett University (Lift Off Festival)

Unity Theatre (Homotopia), Liverpool

Contact (Queer Contact), Manchester

Battersea Arts Centre (Transform Takeover), London

Theatre in the Mill, Bradford

CAST, Doncaster

The Hive, Shrewsbury

Hackney Showroom (And What? Queer Arts Festival), London

Live Art Bistro, Leeds

Camden People’s Theatre, London

Theatre Delicatessen, Sheffield

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