Whilst the historical specifics are widely debated, Claudia Jones is heralded by most as one of the instigators or founders of Notting Hill Carnival. Now you can see a depiction of her life portrayed and celebrated as part of the Catalyst Festival, an event produced by MA students from Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
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Described as “Blurring the lines of time, politics, and race”, this 50 minute piece of theatre was written by Tiannah Viechweg. Tiannah, who’s from London, studied at The Poor School, Identity School of Acting and Oxford University. Carnival Queen is her writing debut.
Carnival Queen is showing at Theatre503, 503 Battersea Park Road, London SW11 3BW, on 3 and 6 June at 7pm.
You can book tickets, which each cost £6, at theatre503.com.