Tuesday, August 16

Tag: Dulwich College

ENG-ER-LAND – Dulwich College
London

ENG-ER-LAND – Dulwich College

Given its centrality to the cultural life of this country, it is surprising that there are not more plays about football.  ENG-ER-LAND, written and performed by Hannah Kumari, which has just started a 15 venue UK tour in the Edward Allen theatre at Dulwich College in South London, goes some way to remedying that deficiency.  The tour is supported by the Football Supporters Association in order to promote inclusivity and combat racism and sexism in the game. It is very much a personal take on football based upon Kumari’s experience of growing up as a female, mixed race, football fan.  Many of its themes will undoubtedly resonate with a wider audience since the play is more about the difficulty of forming an identity for those of mixed race then it is specifically about footbal...