Noughts and Crosses Prod Shot

Noughts and Crosses

Live at
Theatre Royal Brighton
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Tue 21 Feb - Sat 25 Feb 2023
  Tickets available from £13.00
subject to a transaction fee of £3.80
Play
2 hours 20 minutes
incl. interval
Pilot Theatre presents this gripping Romeo and Juliet story. Written by award winning writer Malorie Blackman and adapted by Sabrina Mahfouz, Noughts and Crosses is a captivating drama of love, revolution and what it means to grow up in a divided world.

Theatre Royal Brighton

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Tue 21 Feb - Sat 25 Feb 2023
New Road, Brighton, BN1 1SD
2 hours 20 minutes incl. interval
Tue - Sat at 19:45
Thu and Sat at 14:00
Age guidance 12+
For group bookings of 10 or more:

Sephy and Callum sit together on a beach. They are in love. It is forbidden.

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Sephy is a Cross and Callum is a Nought. Between Noughts and Crosses there are racial and social divides. A segregated society teeters on a volatile knife edge.

A dynamic, powerful, compelling show whatever your age
- British Theatre Guide
Carries a spellbound teenage audience
- The Guardian

As violence breaks out, Sephy and Callum draw closer, but this is a romance that will lead them into terrible danger.

Noughts & Crosses is a book which leaps from the page into every reader’s heart. It is a book Malorie Blackman was “advised” not to write. Thank the skies she did it anyway! And here we are over 20 years later, with a new theatre adaptation and a television series of the story.

(The story has at its centre) Sephy and Callum - these two flawed, fantastic, brave, young people - in love, lost, full of hope and rage, dreams and desires, challenging a supremacist system just by being their complicated selves. It was a huge honour to adapt such an epic, important, adored book.” -Sabrina Mahfouz, Adapter.

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What the critics say

Malorie Blackman’s bestseller leaps off the stage in a fine new adaptation
- The Observer
- The Stage

Stats and facts

UK Theatre Awards2019
Winner of Excellence in Touring
UK Theatre Awards2019
Finalist for Best Show for Children and Younge People

Theatre Royal Brighton

New Road, Brighton, BN1 1SD
Brighton Rail Station
The box office will open 90 minutes prior to performances.
There are bars on every level who can take orders for interval drinks.
There is a cloakroom available at this venue.

Theatre Royal Brighton has entertained audiences for over 215 years. This Grade II* listed building is one of the oldest theatres in the country and continues to delight audiences with pre and post West End shows.

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Theatre Royal Brighton

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Tue 21 Feb - Sat 25 Feb 2023
New Road, Brighton, BN1 1SD
2 hours 20 minutes incl. interval
Tue - Sat at 19:45
Thu and Sat at 14:00
Age guidance 12+
For group bookings of 10 or more: