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Black Crows is a sharply witty story of three women and their love for one man. Linda Brogan’s new play creates a dark and vivid world of love, jealousy and hunger in 1970s Manchester.
A young black boy dances the shuffle better than anyone but that isn’t going to fill his belly. Teenager Hazel gives him what he wants. Older woman Leonora gives him what he needs. His mum Queenie won’t give him anything more than a catering tin of beans. The fight is on…
Sharon Duncan Brewster
“Beautifully staged, with atmospheric light and sound, this production is a pleasure to watch. Walker directs with verve and the cast all put in fine performances.”
“This has been the best three days of my life. I really didn’t believe I could do this.”
“All the actors and workshop leaders have been brilliant. I could not wish to have worked with better people. The writer has done a fantastic job with the play. It has taken my mind off being in prison and all the problems I have - thank you for that and for making me smile.”