West Yorkshire Playhouse and LittleMighty present
World Record-holding beatboxer and acclaimed rapper Testament smashes together UK Hip Hop with the iconic poetry of William Blake to create his ﬁrst original theatre show.
Celebrating the greatest counter-cultural voices in British history, Blake Remixed fuses music and storytelling with a live DJ and cutting-edge interactive projections. Made in collaboration with Scratch DJ World Champion DJ Woody, the show brings searing social insight to a coming age story with a difference.
Features interactive live appearances from MOBO winner Soweto Kinch, Mercury nominee Ty, UK rap legend Jehst and world renowned beatboxer Shlomo.
Through a varied career Testament has worked with leading artists including Kate Tempest and Grammy winner Corinne Bailey Rae.
"An entertaining fusion of hip hop, rap and beatboxing that thrusts the Blake mythology into the 21st century" The Stage
“Brimming with skills” – Soweto Kinch, Mercury Nominee and MOBO winner.
VENUE: The Studio
PERFORMANCE DATES & TIMES: Friday 6 and Saturday 7 November 2015, both 7.30pm.
Standard Tickets £12
BOOK TICKETS: Box Office: 0161 833 9833 / online
RUNNING TIME: TBA
AGE GUIDANCE: TBC
Co-created with DJ Woody
Director Tom Wright
Designer Lily Arnold
Projection Designer Dave Lynch
Lighting Designer Tim Skelly