The 40 Elephants, The Albany, Deptford
The Forty Elephants aims to raise awareness about the seriousness behind girl gangs, whilst touching on young ethnic male achievers who are caught up in the media’s continual stigma of negative stereotyping. It is a fly on the wall look at a fictional South London girl gang exploring real themes of sexual promiscuity, drugs, rape, alcoholism, violence and bullying that affect young females today.
The play acts as a deterrent for young people as they may relate to the characters or situations and is an eye opener for adults who are unaware of the harsh realities of what some young females are dealing with or choosing to be a part of. We feel this issue effects us all as a society as these girls will grow up to become future mothers, teachers and carers.
Info: The Albany, Deptford, London SE8 | www.thealbany.org.uk
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