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Royal Court Theatre Announce Lemn Sissay’s The Report Directed By John E Mcgrath

Lemn Sissay was brought up in care and he is taking the social services to court for stealing his life. As part of the legal proceedings Lemn has had to undergo a 5-hour psychological assessment. 
Just before Lemn turns 50, he will hear a reading of The Report for the first time live on the Royal Court stage. He invites the public to join him.

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Hackney Empire presents The European première of Charlie Parker’s Yardbird

Yardbird is a jazz-infused chamber opera by Daniel Schnyder that tells the story of the great bebop pioneer who revolutionised the world of jazz music, with libretto by award-winning African American poet Bridgette A Wimberly and the orchestra from English National Opera. The production is directed by Ron Daniels and the conductor will be Clark Rundell.

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