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A double bill of plays by debbie tucker green

Minerva TheatreTicketsPrice: from £20



never trouble trouble til trouble trouble you

But trouble does arrive. And changes everything.

This blistering play, told through the eyes of a young woman, explores the unbearable sense of loss felt by a family faced with a catastrophic and random act.


forgotten nothing - forgotten everything

In the cradle of their South African family, Boyfriend and Girlfriend are beginning their lives together, just as Mama and Dad, and Grandad and Nana, did before them.

Until, one by one, family members start to disappear.

Fierce, warm and funny, these two short and haunting dramas examine love, life and loss through the lives of two families on two continents. random is an extraordinary play for one actress, whilst the generations company includes a South African choir.

A playwright, screenwriter and director, debbie tucker green is one of theatre’s most original and internationally acclaimed voices. She won the Olivier Award for Most Promising Newcomer in 2004 for born bad, and the 2012 BAFTA Award for Best Single Drama for the television version of random.

Both plays are directed by Tinuke Craig. Winner of the 2014 Genesis Future Director Award and Associate Director at the Gate Theatre 2015-2016, her credits include debbie tucker green’s dirty butterfly at the Young Vic.

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Cast & Creatives

Cast - random

  • Petra Letang.

    Petra Letang


Cast - generations

  • Laurietta Essien.

    Laurietta Essien

  • Derek Ezenagu.

    Derek Ezenagu

  • Okon Jones.

    Okon Jones

  • Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo.

    Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo

    Girlfriend (Older Sister)
  • Wela Mbusi.

    Wela Mbusi

  • Kudzai Sitima.

    Kudzai Sitima

    Junior Sister
  • Cleo Sylvestre.

    Cleo Sylvestre

  • South African Cultural Choir

Creative Team

Tinuke Craig


Alex Lowde


Joshua Drualus Pharo

Lighting Designer

Emma Laxton

Sound Designer

Morgann Runacre Temple

Movement Director

Luyanda Lennox Jezile

Choir Leader

Charlotte Sutton

Casting Director

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