Lemn Sissay: Something Dark
Celebrated performance poet and Canterbury’s Poet Laureate, Lemn Sissay MBE, has created a series of talks and performances especially for The Marlowe and Wise Words.
Lemn explore extraordinary stories of resilience. The series kicks off with a rare chance to see a dramatic reading of his acclaimed one-man play, Something Dark. Something Dark tells the story of Lemn Sissay’s upbringing in children’s homes and foster care, and the search for his family and true identity. Originally directed by John McGrath (National Theatre of Wales/Manchester International Festival/Contact), it has been performed throughout the world to critical acclaim. Recommended 16yrs+, contains adult themes.