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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. The Westbridge by Rachel De-Lahay. While tensions rise and local rioting starts, a couple from very different backgrounds navigate the minefield between them, their families and their disparate but coexisting neigh 'Everyone lived perfectly happily round here together before you young ones try to integrate and confuse things. While tensions rise and local rioting starts, a couple from very different backgrounds navigate the minefield between them, their families and their disparate but coexisting neighbourhood.
Joint winner of the Alfred Fagon award under its former title SW11 , The Westbridge showcases an array of multiple voices. Presenting a microcosm of multicultural society, this depiction of London's melting-pot spans ethnicities, religions, generations and outlooks.
A very real, convincing drama of human individuals underpins this ambitious, far-reaching and relevant play. Picking apart an intricate tangle of cultures, religions and generations, The Westbridge showcases an array of voices from modern society with humour, style and bite. Get A Copy. Paperback , 96 pages. De-lahay herself has an impressive number of works under her belt, with writing credits in theatre and radio, and an upcoming project for Film4.
Which is her favourite medium? But then you really want to write for telly because everyone watches it.
As a writer, is she conscious of theatres taking fewer risks with challenging work in the face of funding cuts? I could write a one-woman play, but someone else is going to write a better one-woman play if they actually wanted to do it.
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Not like Wicked or Guys and Dolls, but a modern story and a different way of transferring emotions, reaching a different audience again. Between reviewing and studying he writes, directs and acts in theatre. Read more articles by Billy Barrett. Enter your email address below to get an occasional email with Exeunt updates and featured articles.