The Protest Series: Black Lives Matter
The Protest is a series of six pieces released during lockdown by black creators in our writing community as a response to the killing of George Floyd, and its impact on black Britons.
Content warning: the following films all contain themes of racism.
Hey Kid by Matilda Ibini
Matilda is a bionic playwright and screenwriter. Content warning: Contains themes of racism.
You Just Don’t Get It- And It Hurts by Fehnti Balgun
Fehinti is an actor, theatre maker and an activist. Content warning: Contains use of racial slurs – The use of the N-word.
Your Work by Anoushka Lucas
Anoushka is a singer, songwriter, actress and composer. Content warning: Contains use of racial slurs and references to racial violence.
The Fire This Time by Kalungi Ssebandeke (ft Anoushka Lucas)
Kalungi is an actor, writer and musician. Content warning: Contains themes of racism and references to racist violence.
Do You Hear Us Now? by Benedict Lombe
Benedict is a British Congolese writer and theatre-maker. Content warning: Contains mentions of racist violence.
Black by Roy Williams
Performed by Aaron Pierre. Edited by Gino Ricardo Green. Roy is an award-winning playwright. Content warning: Contains themes of racism.
Click here for an audio described and transcript version of these pieces.