Preview: Superhoe at The Royal Court

Superhoe Written by Nicôle Lecky Royal Court Photo credit Niall McDiarmid
Superhoe Written by Nicôle Lecky Royal Court Photo credit Niall McDiarmid

Nicôle Lecky makes her Royal Court writing and performing debut with new play Superhoe, a co-production with Talawa Theatre Company with direction from Jade Lewis. The production runs in the Jerwood Theatre Upstairs Wednesday 30 January 2019 to Saturday 16 February 2019.

With music by The Last Skeptik and Nicole Lecky, Lyrics by Nicole Lecky, lighting by Prema Mehta and sound by Emma Laxton.

“I’m a singer slash rapper. I’m not the sort of girl that will be working in fucking Wetherspoons for 8 pounds an hour.”

Sasha Clayton’s 24 and living with her mum, step-dad, and irritating little sister, in Plaistow. She’s gone from being the most popular girl at school, to spending most of her time on her own in her bedroom scrolling through social media.

She may not have a job or a flat, and, admittedly her boyfriend’s not answering her calls; but she got talent and a dream – when she releases her first EP everything’s going to change.

“I look at my page and think ‘Fuck me do I want her life!’ then I remember I do have my life – only it feels a bit different”

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