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30th January – 16th February 2019

Jerwood Theatre Upstairs at ROYAL COURT THEATRE, Sloane Square, London, SW1W 8AS.

Mon – Sat: 7.45pm (except 4 Feb 7pm)
Thu & Sat mats: 3pm (from 7 Feb)

Tickets from £12

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Box office: 020 7565 5000

Age Guidance: 14+


Talawa Theatre Company and Royal Court Theatre proudly present Nicôle Lecky’s Superhoe, directed by Jade Lewis.

Plaistow. Sasha Clayton’s 24 and living with her mum, step-dad, and irritating little sister. 

She’s gone from being the most popular girl at school, to spending most of her time on her own in her bedroom scrolling through social media.

She may not have a job or a flat, and her boyfriend’s not answering her calls; but she got talent and a dream – when she releases her first EP everything’s going to change.

Superhoe is Nicôle Lecky’s Royal Court writing and performing debut and is directed by Jade Lewis who previously assisted debbie tucker green on 2017’s a profoundly affectionate, passionate devotion to someone (-noun)

Superhoe is a Talawa Theatre Company and the Royal Court Theatre co-production.

  • “I’m a singer slash rapper. I’m not the sort of girl that will be working in fucking Wetherspoons for 8 pounds an hour.”

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    Nicôle Lecky

    As performer, theatre includes: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall/The Railway Children(Octagon, Bolton); This Heaven (Finborough).

    As performer, television includes: SENSE8, Death in Paradise, Doctors, Casualty, Silent Witness, Edge of Heaven, Fresh Meat.

    Nicôle is an English-Jamaican writer and actress from the East End. She was part of Soho Theatre’s Writers Lab 2016-2017 and Talawa Firsts 2018 and is a recent recipient of the Creative Skillset & Dancing Ledge Productions’ High-end Television Levy Writers’ Bursary. Nicôle story-lined for Series 3 of Ackley Bridge and wrote Student Body for The Almeida for their participation programme. She also wrote for series 1 & 2 of Eastenders: E20, as well as story-lining at Big Talk for the E4 series Youngers.

    Jade Lewis

    As assistant director, for the Royal Court: a profoundly affectionate, passionate devotion to someone (-noun).

    As writer/director, theatre includes: Astro Babies (Ovalhouse).

    As director, theatre includes: Extinguished Things (Summerhall); Quarter Life Crisis (Underbelly/Soho); On the Edge of Me (Soho/Rich Mix); Superhoe (Talawa Firsts 2018).

    As movement director, theatre includes: Followers (Southwark).

    As assistant director, other theatre includes: Nine Night (National/Trafalgar Studios); The Convert, Iphigenia Quartet (Gate); Madness Sweet Madness (Martin Harris, Manchester/Lantern, Liverpool); Venus/Mars (Old Red Lion/Bush).

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