We commissioned an essay from Jackie Sibblies Drury (We Are Proud To Present… 2014) for the launch of BushGreen Live which you can download below

I’d anticipated needing to “translate” the play into English. Trunk is boot, truck is lorry. After all, the actions of the play were easily adapted. A group of actors set out to do a play: this is something that happens in America and in Britain – check. The actors get into petty squabbles in the rehearsal room – check! The actors get sucked into a quagmire of hot tempers and misunderstandings rooted in the systemic racism that is foundational to their society combined with a xenophobic ignorance of African history … check?

There is no Rosetta Stone of Identity Politics

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