My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored

Wednesday 12 October 2022
£10 (£8)

15 year-old Reece is roughly accosted by the police outside M&S.

His teacher Gillian watches as his face is pressed into the wet gravel with a policeman’s knee in his back, frozen out of fear for her own safety.

The next day Reece locks them both in her classroom, refusing to relinquish the key. He wants her to pay – and to fully understand the pain her inaction has caused.

My Voice Was Heard But It Was Ignored is an urgent interrogation of racial identity, written by Nana-Kofi Kufuor and directed by Dermot Daly.

Produced by award-winning Red Ladder Theatre Company.


Written by Nana-Kofi Kufuor
Directed by Dermot Daly
Set & Costume Design: Caitlin Mawhinney
Sound Design: Tayo Akinbode
Lighting and Visual Design: Adam Foley
Dramaturg: Lindsay Rodden
Movement Director: Rod Dixon
Technical Manager: Tom Blackband


Misha Duncan-Barry as Gillian
Jelani D’Aguilar as Reece

Performance Information

Running time: Approximately 70 minutes (no interval)
Recommended age: 14+
Content warnings: contains distressing themes, strong and racially sensitive language

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