“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.”
Sasha Clayton’s 24 and living with her mum, step-dad, and irritating little sister, in Plaistow. 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, admittedly her boyfriend’s not answering her calls; but she’s got talent and a dream – when she releases her first EP everything’s going to change.
“I look at my page and think ‘Fuck me do I want her life!’ then I remember I do have my life – only it feels a bit different.”
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 the first collaboration between Talawa Theatre Company and the Royal Court Theatre and was first presented as part of Talawa Firsts in June 2018.
The Big Idea: Post-show Talk | Tue 12 Feb
Writer/performer Nicôle Lecky in conversation with Royal Court Young Agitators. This event is free with a ticket to that evening’s performance.