DIG: Will Dickie | White Sun

DIG: Will Dickie | White Sun
Date 1st - 2nd Apr 2022 7.30pm - 8.30pm Price £8/£6 (tickets subject to transaction fees: £1.50 online, £1.75 by phone) Location Tramway Book tickets 0845 330 3501 0845 330 3501

Part of Tramway's DIG spring season


A lo-fi solo symphony of words and movement, White Sun by Will Dickie conjures the ghosts of the men who have dominated the stage before him. Will takes us on a journey, navigating the tensions of inheritance, privilege and addiction.

Personal and political. Unsettling and humorous.
What do you see when you look at Will?
A white son.
A boy who can’t stop moving.
Can’t stop speaking.
And pointing.
Pointing at old actors and being successful.
Pointing at sugar and the milky bar kid.
Pointing at the sun.

Set against a backdrop of a nation that continues to bask in the light of its colonial legacy, hooked on profits despite the costs, White Sun collides with the past in the here and now of a human nervous system.


Audience Notes
This work addresses themes of addiction and the social construct of race.

Recommended for ages 12+

Running Time: 1 hour

Unfortunately this performance will no longer be BSL Interpreted. BSL Users who require a refund should contact Tramway Box Office on 0845 330 3501.  We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Created & Performed by Will Dickie

Direction – Peader Kirk
Dramaturgy – Kaite O’Reilly
Movement Direction – Fabiola Santana
Sound & LX Design - Ethan Hudson
With consultation by Amy Lawrence & Laila Diallo
Co-commissioned by hÅb + Contact for Works Ahead. Supported by CPT, Tramway and Public Funding from Arts Council England.

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Photo by Diego Ferrari

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