The Privileged

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Tue 12 - Sat 16 April at 9pm

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Presented by Jamal Harewood


“An extraordinary charged and disturbing meditation on cultural stereotypes and perceptions and fears” – Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

Jamal Harewood’s much-discussed The Privileged is a solo participatory performance event that explores race, community and the identity of the working-class citizen within today’s society.

The audience are encouraged, through written instruction, to work together whilst tending to a polar bear’s daily needs, in an unnatural representation of this magnificent creature’s Arctic habitat.

Contains nudity and the consumption of food.

There will be a post-show discussion after every performance. Free for ticket holders.


“Fascinating [and] chilling… A brilliant exploration of privilege, or, perhaps more accurately, of entitlement” – Andrew Haydon, Postcards from the Gods

“A terrifyingly good show” – Synonyms of Churlish, Megan Vaughan

Catch The Privileged in a double bill with Calculating Kindness (7.30pm). Two shows for just £16!

About the Artist

Jamal Harewood is a live artist who creates temporary communities through participatory events, and believes that these events should be a playful experience that allows everyone to get involved. The performances created focus on ideas of identity and race within the community. He has a keen interest in abolishing the performer/ audience hierarchy that frequently occurs within theatre.



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