by Beverly Andrews
at New Work Upstairs at The Nell, London, 2010
Script-in-hand rehearsed reading of the first episode of a new TV sitcom
It’s Melanie’s first day in her new job at new black fashion magazine YO. But with a receptionist who raps, an agony aunt who gives cooking tips, a self-styled Romeo handyman and the editor’s mother turning up with her famous jerk chicken, will she make it to day two?
Cast: Olesegun Akingbola, Eme Essien, Kevin Golding, Linda Mathis, Chinwe Nwokolo, Rhoda Ofori-Attah, Alec Parkinson, Rian Perle, Gabriella Schmidt, and Benjamin Wilkin.