Four inspirational tales of Essex resilience intertwine to make unmissable world premiere by the region’s most exciting playwrights.
The Essex Princess by Anne Odeke
It’s 1908 and Joanna’s planning to provoke the attention of Southend and the whole of the nation, by becoming the first black woman to compete in a beauty pageant.
Fiza by Guleraana Mir
Fiza’s moved home with her parents. Under dire circumstances… At nearly 40. Will she pick herself up in time for the dreaded school reunion?
Never Never Land by Kenny Emson
Tag’s out with the lads in 1998 – it’s his last night as a proper Essex boy. But there are last nights, and there are last nights.
Everybody Gets Born by Sadie Hasler
Daisy’s having a baby.
Yep, right now.
Actually having a baby.
The drugs kick in, the room goes fuzzy, and Daisy finds herself back in 1978… in her mum’s glam band.
A Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch original production
London Theatre of the Year – The Stage Awards 2020
Misfits is part of Queen’s Theatre Hornchurch’s Essex on Stage programme, which has been made possible by the generous support of The Clothworkers’ Foundation