is a story that challenges our perceptions of race, power and truth.
Dominic Cooke adapted our version of the story, which ran at the Civic Hall in Stratford-upon-Avon in winter 2007 and toured the UK in 2008.
I'll let my journal grow just like the mind does, just like a tree or a beast does, just like life does.
I open the book and write the very first words: My name is Mina and I love the night. I can't just write that this happened then this happened then this happened to boring infinitum.
If you are a teacher working on either the book or the play of .
In Malorie Blackman's novel the different skin colour can of course be kept from the reader, but on stage it's immediately obvious.The words exploded from me in a burst of white-hot anger. 'It's a normal Friday evening for Elliot - until the police knock on the door and tell him his mum's in serious trouble! A security video clearly shows her breaking into a giant pharmaceutical company on behalf of the environmental action group A. All he knows is that he has been moved from a comfortable home in Berlin to a house in a desolate area where there is nothing to do and no one to play with.A security video clearly shows her breaking into a giant pharmaceutical company on behalf of the environmental action group A. Sephy is a Cross – a member of the dark-skinned ruling class. Until the first steps are taken towards more social equality and a limited number of Noughts are allowed into Cross schools Forbidden to leave her island, Isabella dreams of the faraway lands her cartographer father once mapped. Stanley Yelnats' family has a history of bad luck, so when a miscarriage of justice sends him to Camp Green Lake Juvenile Detention Centre (which isn't green and doesn't have a lake), he is not surprised. When Vicky's father is arrested, accused of stealing over a million pounds from the bank where he works, she is determined to prove his innocence. There's only one way - to attempt to break into the bank's computer files. ' Wonder is the funny, sweet and incredibly moving story of Auggie Pullman. 'There's an empty notebook lying on the table in the moonlight. Why should a book tell a tale in a dull straight line?He never talks and never smiles and doesn't like sweets - not even lemon sherbets, which are my favourite! Penguin presents the downloadable audiobook edition of Goodnight Mister Tom, read by Patrick Malahide. But the truth is, Ahmet really isn't very strange at all. Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of World War II. Sephy is a Cross, a member of the dark-skinned ruling class. Until the first steps are taken towards more social equality and a limited number of Noughts are allowed into Crosses schools.But the truth is, Ahmet really isn't very strange at all. Young Willie Beech is evacuated to the country as Britain stands on the brink of World War II. A sad, deprived child, he slowly begins to flourish under the care of old Tom Oakley , but his newfound happiness is shattered by a summons from his mother back in London.... Lydia's last thought before darkness closed over her mind was that the strange, swirling storm had trapped her. Fleeing onto the moors when she is unfairly accused of being a thief an extraordinary storm suddenly whirls twelve-year-old Lydia into the future - a computer-dominated future where her home town is ruled by a cruel tyrant. Callum is a Nought, a 'colourless' member of the underclass who were once slaves to the Crosses. What happens when innocence is confronted by monstrous evil?If we whites were in charge instead of you Crosses?Callum (Richard Madden) waits for his execution with his guard, and friend, Jack (Charles Abomeli).It's remarkable how the story also speaks to people who have been divided on other than racial grounds." The ensemble included Ony Uhiara as Sephy and Richard Madden as Callum.Director Dominic Cooke is a former RSC Associate Director and currently Artistic Director of the Royal Court Theatre, London.