The Noir Narratives

The Noir Narratives


A scratch night showcasing exciting stories from the heart and soul of three black female playwrights. Each story takes you on a journey exploring themes of womanhood, love, sex & friendship.

The Noir Narratives will be a night of laughter and relatable truths brought to stage through theatre shorts and works in progress from these talented female playwrights.

Shove It In by Aaliyah Antoine

An extract of what is a full length play. Four different girls. Four unique journeys. All frustrated about one thing: being a virgin! Through quick, witty and punchy text their journeys collide, and intertwine as they prepare for “sex-hood.” Shove It In confronts issues of sexuality to social pressures, body image and the price of love.

Black Boys Don't Cry by Atlanta Green

A duologue addressing misconceptions about young black males in society and challenging the 'strong black man' stereo-type.

All The Girls Standing In The Line For The Bathroom by Atlanta Green

A short comedy taking place in the bathroom of a nightclub as a friendly allegiance is formed between the toilet attendant and a party goer going through heartbreak.

Doughnuts and Ice Cream by Tamzin Murray

An extract from a play following the friendship between four women as they get together for their monthly girls night in. Full of laughter, play and inside jokes, they take us on a journey through poetic conversations about love and success.

Him by Tamzin Murray

An extended monologue capturing the love and joy in a relationship before introducing the harsh reality of today's world - that things can change for the worst in just a moment. Questioning our morals, challenging society and the injustices we are surrounded by, Him seeks to tell a story that many people try to ignore.


Venue: Gerry's
Time: 7pm
Price: £12
Runtime: 120 minutes
Age Guidance: 18+​

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