Arts & Culture
Pilot Theatre presents: Noughts + Crosses
11 February 2023
Rose Theatre | £15 - £30
24-26 High Street
By Malorie Blackman
Adapted by Sabrina Mahfouz
Sephy and Callum sit together on a beach. They are in love. It is forbidden.
Sephy is a Cross and Callum is a Nought. Between Noughts and Crosses there are racial and social divides. A segregated society teeters on a volatile knife edge. As violence breaks out, Sephy and Callum draw closer, but this is a romance that will lead them into terrible danger.
This gripping Romeo and Juliet story by acclaimed writer Malorie Blackman and adapted by Sabrina Mahfouz is a captivating drama of love, revolution and what it means to grow up in a divided world.
Running time: Approx. 2 hrs 30 mins, incl. interval
Age guidance: Suitable for adults, and young people aged 12+
Warnings: Noughts & Crosses explores a segregated world, in which daily life presents various struggles, inequities, and challenging circumstances. As such, the show contains some themes that viewers may find upsetting to watch.
The show contains depictions of; racism and its effects on physical and mental health, alcoholism, bullying, capital punishment, violence (including domestic violence). The show contains mild sexual content and some strong language, alongside references to sexual violence and suicide.
The show contains loud noises, haze, and strobe lighting.
Performances run from 31 January 2023 – 11 February 2023. Show times: 2pm and 7.30pm
Post-show Q&A: Wednesday 1 February, 2pm
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