Following the success of last years’ The Funeral Singer (a half-hour, comedy drama about an African Caribbean dinner lady who becomes a funeral singer), the journey continues with the full gang of dinner ladies, in Save Our School Dinners … Jamie! a showcase of a new comedy-drama about a group of dinner ladies, living in the Midlands but from all over the world, who aim to save the only school in their small community one dinner at a time… ‘Curry mash anyone?’
Paven Virk (Screen International’s “Stars of Tomorrow”) has been part of the Royal Court Young Writers, Theatre Royal Stratford East Musical Writing Residency and National Theatre Writers attachment. She was invited to take part in Working Title Films’ prestigious residency at the Hay Festival. Her work has been on at Hampstead Theatre, National Theatre, Tricycle Theatre, Old Rep & Belgrade Theatre. Her first feature film will shoot this year. She returns to the Midlands to work with home grown talent.
Please note: the show contains one instance of very strong language.
Age recommendation: 12+
|Thu 23 Mar||1:00pm|
|Thu 23 Mar||7:00pm|
Playwright Paven Virk shares the inspiration behind her new play about dinner ladies to be served up at the Belgrade Theatre this March. Inspired by the story of... Read more