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Funeral Flowers

Emma Dennis-Edwards

Monologues, Drama  /  1f

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“MY KNOWLEDGE ABOUT FLOWERS IS BARE STRONG.COS DAT’S WHAT I’M DOING AT COLLEGE.I CAN TALK ABOUT FLOWERS FOREVER.HOWEVER, I SHARE A NAME WITH DESE... ANGELIQUE”.

Funeral Flowers follows the story of Angelique, a seventeen-year-old whose dreams of being a florist are a refuge from a complicated adolescence. With her mum in prison, Angelique faces bullying, abuse and growing up in the care system.

WINNER of the Filipa Bragança Award

WINNER of a Scotsman Fringe First Award

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"Funeral Flowers is bursting with power and intense immediacy." - A Younger Theatre

"... powerfully picks apart the individualism that often lurks beneath success-against-the-odds stories." - The Stage

"... smartly written one-woman show that’s both charming and challenging." - The Stage

"... a painful but much needed piece of theatre." - Fringe Review

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Emma Dennis-Edwards

Emma is a writer and performer of Jamaican and Trinidadian heritage, she trained as an actor at East 15 Acting School and has been part of a number of prestigious writing programmes with theatres such as the Royal Court, Soho theatre and the Lyric Hammersmith. Her work has been performed at The Tricycle, Arcola, Royal ...

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