a new play for Black History Month

Written by Matilda Ibini
Directed by Clemmie Reynolds
Musical Direction by James Reynolds


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This year we have been developing a brand new play with award-winning playwright Matilda Ibini.

The play has been developed through collaborations with the Young Vic and V&A Museum, and with support from Arts Council England.



Each summer we tour an open-air Shakespeare production to parks, gardens and city squares in South of England:

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 “Outstanding” - A Younger Theatre

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“Easily the most age-accessible Shakespeare play I’ve watched, with adults and children alike in hoots of laughter…A perfect experience for a summer day” - Everything Theatre  ****

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“An afternoon of pure entertainment” - ***** (5 Stars), The Surrey Advertiser






“achingly beautiful… it really moved the soul.” - The Guildford Magazine







“…the perfect combination of brawling comedy and mysterious magic…audience members old and young, Shakespeare-savvy or otherwise, were able to appreciate the beauty of the work and, equally importantly, just how funny Shakespeare can be.” - Everything Theatre

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“The enthusiasm and knowledge of this young cast are infectious… BurntOut Theatre is going from strength to strength.” Cotswold Life