Brave New Word presents: BALLS

Wed 26th Jun 2019
Tickets: £10

Balls, balls, balls. You’re either having a ball or you’re the old ball and chain. And if you lose the ball, it’s game over. Ultimately it’s a game of possession: it all comes down to whether you’ve got the ball or not. But how do you get the ball if it’s not in your court? Is having balls just for those who are born with them? Bollocks to that.

Brave New Word presents an evening of original theatre exploring bravery in all its forms. Rip up your copies of Le Morte D’Arthur: the Knights of the Round Table have finally had their day. We’re taking the ball back and celebrating lesser-chronicled tales of bravery. From Valentina Tereshkova to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Caster Semenya to David ‘Golden Balls’ Beckham: we’re interested in what it means be first to the ball. Whether having balls is about being on the pitch, radicalism or quiet defiance, join us in investigating what courage truly means in a world which remains stubbornly fixated with gender.

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This event is taking place in collaboration with the Festival of Football. Find out more here.

A percentage of all tickets sold will be going towards the Festival’s charity partners, AKT and Football Beyond Borders.