Noughts & Crosses - New Wolsey Theatre

Noughts & Crosses

Performed from Tue 8 — Sat 12 Nov

'Noughts & Crosses' Trailer, Pilot Theatre

'Noughts & Crosses' Rehearsal Video (With Captions)

Sephy and Callum sit together on a beach. They are in love.
It is forbidden.

Sephy is a Cross and Callum is a Nought. Between Noughts and Crosses there are racial and social divides. A segregated society teeters on a volatile knife edge.

As violence breaks out, Sephy and Callum draw closer, but this is a romance that will lead them into terrible danger.

This gripping 'Romeo and Juliet' story by acclaimed writer Malorie Blackman and adapted by Sabrina Mahfouz is a captivating drama of love, revolution and what it means to grow up in a divided world.

Age guidance: 12+
Duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes approx, plus an interval.
'Noughts & Crosses' explores a segregated world, in which daily life presents various struggles, inequities, and challenging circumstances. As such, the show contains some themes that viewers may find upsetting to watch.
The show contains depictions of; racism and its effects on physical and mental health, alcoholism, bullying, capital punishment, violence (including domestic violence). The show contains mild sexual content and some strong language, alongside references to sexual violence and suicide.
The show contains loud noises, haze, and strobe lighting.

Reviews of Noughts & Crosses

What the public say

Wonderful acting and staging, really enjoyed this West End quality performance, best thing I have seen for a while!


Absolutely loved it. I adore the book series so was excited to see it performed. Really great interpretation and I sobbed throughout the second half. Thoroughly recommend. Jude was particularly well done in my opinion, a stand out performance.

Emma P

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