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Selina Thompson:

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Martinson Hall January 10 - January 19, 2020


Written by Selina Thompson
Performed by Rochelle Rose
Director: Dawn Walton
Assistant Director: Emmy Lahouel 
Designer: Katherina Radeva
Sound: Sleepdogs
Lighting Design: Cassie Mitchell
Producer: Rachel Rogers
Production Manager: Natalie Wong
Commissioned by Yorkshire Festival, Theatre Bristol and MAYK. Supported by the National Theatre Studio.

A journey to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean.
In February 2016, two artists got on a cargo ship, and retraced one of the routes of the Transatlantic Slave Triangle - from the UK to Ghana to Jamaica, and back.
Their memories, their questions, and their grief took them along the bottom of the Atlantic and through the figurative realm of an imaginary past.
It was a long journey backwards, in order to go forwards. This show is what they brought back.


Performed in English. 

Run Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes

The performances of salt. are supported by Arts Council England, working in partnership with Manchester International Festival to support England based artists to appear at Under The Radar.


Header and Featured image: photo by Johan Persson


Tickets start at $30, plus fees
Public Supporter tickets start at $25



Selina Thompson uses a light touch and humour to leaven anger and grief, as she brings past traumas palpably up to date.

- The Guardian
A heavy story made endurable by Rose's grounded performance

- What's On Stage
A remarkable piece of theatre.

- Time Out