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Sucker Punch

OPEN 30/03/2023 - 15/04/2023

Venue Name: Queen's Theatre. Billet Lane, Hornchurch, Essex RM11 1QT

Venue Postcode: RM111QT


Credits: by Roy Williams

Box Office phone number: 01708 443333

Societies: Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch

Photo: Manuel Harlan

This tender, bruising and funny play by leading British playwright Roy Williams, brilliantly explores being young and black in the 80s. Winning the Alfred Fagon Award, The Writers Guild Award for Best Play and nominated for an Olivier for Best New PlaySucker Punch first opened in a sell-out production at London’s Royal Court in 2010, launching BAFTA and Academy Award winner Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out, Black Panther) onto the world stage.

Transforming the stage into a boxing ring, this revival of Sucker Punch is set to be a thrillingly staged spectacle of blood, sweat and tears with an electrifying soundtrack.

Sucker Punch cast includes Christian Alifoe (Man vs Bee, Netflix); Shem Hamilton (One Way Out, Theatre Peckham); John Rogers makes his professional theatre debut in Sucker Punch, Wayne Rollins (Nine Night, Leeds Playhouse); Liam Smith (The Mirror and the Light, Gielgud Theatre); Ray Strasser-King (Decrypted, Amazon Prime) and Poppy Winter makes her professional theatre debut in Sucker Punch.

Sucker Punch will be directed by Nathan Powell. Designed by Sandra Falase. Lighting Designer Joshie Harriette. Sound Designer Duramaney Kamara. Movement Director Asha Jennings-Grant. Costume Supervisor Malena Arcucci. Boxing Coach Gary Cooke. Fight Director Enric Ortuño. Associate Designer Phyllys Egharevba. Casting Director Christopher Worrall. Wellness Coach Michelle Richards. Accent Coach Salvatore Sorce. Assistant Director Tosin Alabi.

Rehearsal Images (Manuel Harlan):




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