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Half-Empty Glasses

By Dipo Baruwa-Etti

Year staged: 2022

Opening night: 12/07/2022

Theatre Company: Paines Plough; 1974-

Staged in: Rose Theatre (Kingston)

Cast Size: 3


When Toye, preparing to get into a prestigious music school, notices the lack of Black British history in his school’s currculum, he begins to question himself and the world around him. Is this really his dream, or is he letting these instituions write history?

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Half-Empty Glasses

Publisher: Faber & Faber

Year published: 2022

Original Cast

Sara Hazemi


Princess Khumalo


Samuel Tracy


Production Team

Dipo Baruwi-Etti


Deirdre O'Halloran


Rory Beaton

Lighting Designer

Joelle Ikwa

Assistant Director

Roly Botha

Composer / Sound Designer

Kaylea Baxe


Hannah Boothman

Design Associate

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