The Darkest Part of the Night
Published by Methuen Drama
3 Male 3 Female
You’ve got to learn how to keep it inside. We have to. The world doesn’t like us acting out. They’ll put you down any chance they get. You can’t be doing all this screaming.
As siblings Shirley and Dwight bury their mother, they remember their upbringing in 1980s Chapeltown Leeds differently
In the height of racial discrimination, police brutality and poverty, the struggle for survival ripped through their family
Now as adults, they need to bring together the fractured pieces of their past in order to move forward
Zodwa Nyoni’s gripping and heartfelt drama explores the complexities and beauty of what it really means to care for one another