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Lanre Malaolu – Elephant in the Room

Event Date
Thursday 29th October 2020


Book Tickets (external link)

Something’s wrong. Can’t get out of bed, can’t concentrate, can’t shake the mounting tension. Something unspoken is building up, leaking out, taking over…

Fusing physical theatre, hip hop dance and spoken word, Elephant in The Room is an explosive solo show that explores the mental health crisis and the phenomenon of toxic masculinity.

This semi-autobiographical work, created and performed by Lanre Malaolu, takes a sharp sideways look at the insidious stigma around mental health issues, asking how race, class and culture can affect the way we choose to address them. And what happens when we don’t…

With live sound manipulation from Jan Brzezinski and dramaturgical support from Season Butler and Zoe Lafferty.

The ‘elephant’ is never named, but it is shown – beautifully. ★★★★ The Stage

Click here to watch the film from 23rd – 29th October

There is only one chance and very limited availability to have a conversation with Lanre, so book your free space early by clicking the blue button above.

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