“You ever look out of your estate and feel like there is something…Beautiful here…but nobody’s happy enough to see it?”
Mars is a street-smart, enthusiastic, lyrically-saturated man on-the-edge about to propose to the girl of his dreams in present-day London.
Bounty is a very quiet boy in a very loud Borough paddling through the 90s with this new politically charged Black identity swirling around him.
As the worlds of Mars and Bounty collide, can they find their place in these times or will they get chewed, swallowed and digested by it?
Sweet Like Chocolate Boy, by award-winning theatre-maker Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu, is a storytelling epic that melts timelines, lives, fantasy, Garage and Jungle and critiques Black British Protest in the broiling estates of London.
Supported by Just Add Milk Productions, Roehampton University and the Royal Central School of Speech & Drama
Workshops. There are three workshops being run by the company alongside the production. To find out more and book a place, please click here.
Press for previous productions
Imaginative and thought provoking writing, breaking down stereotypes of black life and times. Especially relevant at a time when black lives and their historical importance are continually being dissected and scrutinised in the media, here is proof of what black youth in Britain are capable of achieving- creating art beyond their societal constrictions – Ana Peralta of Anaperaltawrites on Sweet Like Chocolate Boy
Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu’s play has its audience in fits of hysterics within the first few lines… one of the many highlights on offer from our newest generation of playwrights – A Younger Theatre on SKEEN