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Grandad, Grandad, you’re lovely…

15 Jan 16

ABUELO The Door, Birmingham REP, Friday 15 th January, 2015   This new one-woman piece from writer-performer Amahra Spence draws parallels between the experiences of a young black woman in the West Midlands with those of her grandfather who arrived

from Jamaica, alone at the age of 16. Spence drops in and out of characters with economy and ease – Grandad is larger-than-life but she never overeggs her portrayal or descends into caricature or stereotype…

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