Bangers

Cast: 1f 1m plus DJ (f/m); can also be 4f 5m plus DJ

Staging: Single interior (club)

Amateur rights performance fee: £85 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback, 72 pages ISBN: 9781839041051Publication Date:
16 Jun 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook, 72 pages ISBN: 9781788506021Publication Date:
16 Jun 2022
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Cardboard Citizens & Soho Theatre tour, 2022

Bangers

By Danusia Samal

Paperback £10.99£8.79

Ebook £10.99£8.79

Professional Production On Stage at:
Arcola Theatre, London
From Wed 17 Jul 2024 to Sat 10 Aug 2024

It's club night and the tracks are spinning. Set against a backdrop of precarious lives in urban London, two headliners crossfade between stories of love, sex, and losing their creative spark.

Bangers follows the highs and lows of two strangers as they struggle with their own pasts, while hurtling towards each other's futures. All the while, the DJ continues to play, dropping samples and words of wisdom. In the end, it's not the last track that counts, but the one coming up next...

Featuring original music inspired by early noughties and present-day R&B and Garage, Danusia Samal's exhilarating play was first co-produced by Cardboard Citizens and Soho Theatre, and directed by the former's Artistic Director Chris Sonnex. It toured community venues across London, before a run at Soho Theatre, London, in 2022.

Note on casting: In the original production, all characters were played by two actors (1f 1m) and a DJ (f or m) – but the play could also be performed with multiple performers (4f 5m plus DJ).

Press Quotes

'A joyous party of a play... Galvanising and effortless, this is a must-see for music heads and non-music heads alike'

Guardian

'Samal is nothing short of a genius. Her writing is poetic, funny, lyrical and sharp. She cuts to the core of the most painful and exciting human experiences, dealing with love, sex, death, and all that comes with the struggle of being alive, with a deep kindness to the people whose stories she tells. Her writing is uplifting – it bubbles and fizzes, and the feeling she pours into it is infectious. You come away with a love of humanity and a grin on your face, humming the songs as you go.. a true masterpiece'

WhatsOnStage

'A fantastic night of lyrical and energetic storytelling'

The Stage

Cast: 1f 1m plus DJ (f/m); can also be 4f 5m plus DJ

Staging:Single interior (club)

Amateur rights performance fee: £85 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Paperback,72 pages ISBN: 9781839041051Publication Date:
16 Jun 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook,72 pages ISBN: 9781788506021Publication Date:
16 Jun 2022
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Professional Production On Stage at:
Arcola Theatre, London Wed 17 Jul 2024 - Sat 10 Aug 2024

Also by Danusia Samal:

Out of Sorts

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