By Roy Williams

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Thu 12 Jun 2003
A boy is found dead. D.C. Joe Stephens must return to his old neighbourhood to investigate. Shanice is avoiding his questions about her boyfriend, Emile, and his mates. Ronnie saw something, but promised Shanice she'd say nothing. But when a reward is offered, keeping quiet becomes a major test of their street loyalty. FALLOUT is Roy Williams third play for the Royal Court. His previous play CLUBLAND won the 2001 Evening Standard Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright, and LIFT OFF (RCT/NT Studio) was joint winner of the George Devine Award 2000. His other work includes SING YER HEART OUT FOR THE LADS (NT), THE GIFT (Birmingham Rep), LOCAL BOY (Hampstead), NIGHT AND DAY (Theatre Venture), THE NO-BOYS CRICKET CLUB (Theatre Royal Stratford East), JOSIE'S BOYS (Red Ladder) and SOULS (Theatre Centre). He was the first recipient of the Alfred Fagan Award and winner of both the John Whiting Award 1997 and the EMMA Award 1999 for STARSTRUCK (Tricycle). Directed by Ian Rickson Design: Ultz, Lighting: Nigel J Edwards, Sound: Ian Dickinson, Music: Stephen Warbeck. Cast: Lorraine Brunning, OT Fagbenle, Jason Frederick, Lennie James, Petra Letang, Marcel McCalla, Michael Obiora, Daniel Ryan, Ony Uhiara, Clive Wedderburn. Supported by JERWOOD NEW PLAYWRIGHTS


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