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Ovalhouse and Koko Brown present

WHITE 2019

by Koko Brown

For the first time ever experience the first two parts of Koko's Colour Trilogy, WHITE and GREY, back-to-back. #WHITEplay

  • British Sign Language
  • Sat 13 Jul, 3:30pm

Running time: 1 hour

Venue: Upstairs

Please note that, regrettably, the upstairs theatre is not currently accessible for wheelchair users.

What are you when you are always the other? A show about identity, blending spoken-word with live vocal looping. Join Koko as she considers the concept of mixed-race privilege, tries to connect clashing cultures and explores what it means to be mixed in contemporary Britain.

WHITE is British Sign Language interpreted.

Shortlisted for the Amnesty International Freedom of Speech Award
Shortlisted for the Filipa Braganca Award
The Guardian’s Best Shows of the Edinburgh Fringe 2018

‘Supremely unique and deeply affecting.’
A Younger Theatre

‘Koko Brown is an engaging & captivating performer.’
 Mind The Blog

‘She throws down punchy slam poetry then smoothly moves to soaring vocals.’
The Stage

‘Brown is clearly accomplished in both music and spoken word.’
Broadway Baby


Book both shows in the double bill for just £25 (£15 Concessions)


  • Sat 13 Jul, 3:30pm

Written and Performed by Koko Brown 
Director Nicholai La Barrie
Lighting Designer Martha Godfrey
Marketing Jordan Blake-Klein
Poster and Trailer by Chris Lincé

Additional information

Recommended age 12+ 
Duration 60 mins

Image: Jameela Elfki

Developed with support from public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

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