Stop and Search

Stop and Search

Arcola Theatre, London E8 3DL
Stop and Search
Arcola Theatre, London E8 3DL

A driver picks up a young man crossing Europe. Two police officers work a surveillance case. A passenger directs her taxi to the edge of a bridge. Three conversations grow increasingly uneasy.

Stop and Search will receive its world premiere at Arcola Theatre. From award-winning writer Gabriel Gbadamosi comes a visceral new play, exploring a time of distrust where the lines blur between conversation and interrogation. The production will be directed by Mehmet Ergen, whose previous credits include King Lear at Southwark Playhouse.


Previews from |
9th January 2019
Opening date |
9th January 2019
Booking from |
24th October 2021
Closes |
9th February 2019
Categories |
Cast list:
Munashe Chirisa (Akim), Tyler Luke Cunningham (Lee), David Kirkbride (Tone), Shaun Mason (Tel) and Jessye Romeo (Bev)

Arcola Theatre Venue Information

Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, London E8 3DL
Venue Box Office:
020 7503 1646
Nearest tube:
West Finchley / Woodside Park

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Casting announced for world premiere of Stop and Search at the Arcola Theatre
Tuesday, 27 November, 2018
The full cast for the world premiere of Stop and Search has been announced, which will be performed at the Arcola Theatre. In a tense political climate, Stop and Search explores the relationship between identities and the way people police each other. The story concerns a driver picking up a young man, who is in the middle of crossing Europe. When police officers are investigating a surveillance case at the same time, the conversations around police and identity escalate...
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