The Lies You Tell - New Wolsey Theatre

The Lies You Tell

Performed on Sat 22 Oct

'The Lies You Tell'

Presented by Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds, the New Wolsey Theatre and HighTide.

T has moved from the city, making a fresh start. He's not ashamed of his mum, but he's not sure the other kids will understand. It's OK not to tell everyone the truth about everything, isn't it?

This is a brand-new, joyful, music-filled play by award-winning writer Yolanda Mercy, commissioned by Suffolk County Council to support young people in understanding and prioritising their mental wellbeing after the last two years.

For ages 10+.

The cast:
‘T’ - Richard Logun
Ari/Aunty Bev/as cast – Afua Ofori-Darko
Uncle Jide/Coach/as cast - Jordan Chim Woodhouse

The creatives:
Director – Nathan Powell
Set & Costume Designer – Emily Bestow
Sound Designer and Composer – Jack Baxter

Cast & Creatives

Jordan Chim Woodhouse — Uncle Jide/Coach/as cast

A headshot of actor Jordan Chim Woodhouse

Richard Logun — T

A headshot of actor Richard logun.

Afua Ofori-Darko — Ari/Aunty Bev/as cast

A headshot of actor Afua Ofori-Darko

Reviews of The Lies You Tell

What the public say

Absolutely fantastic production with raw intense realistic material that literally moved me. So moving, emotional and relatable. A trio of fantastic artists putting on an absolutely superb performance. Thank you. Such an important message too.

Liza Burton

i watched this performance at school and i thought it was absolutely brilliant i’ve never seen anything so good there was one part where it gave me goosebumps it was so amazing i just loved the performance so much the actors where just brilliant

Gracie Richardson

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