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Royal Court Theatre

Access All Areas and Royal Court co-present a darkly funny new caper about neurodiversity and sharing a platform.

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“Everyone’s perspective is different, and only certain perspectives count.”

These words resonate from new play Imposter 22 at the Royal Court Theatre, as seven co-creators take to the stage in a powerful show about neurodiversity. Both funny and frank, this is a must-see for fans of new writing.

About Imposter 22

“We need to start at the start. Yes, yes, we do or the Neurotypicals will be confused”.

So begins Imposter 22, a dark and playful show about appropriation, navigating barriers in society, the politics of neurodiversity and the power of sharing a platform together. Based on the lived experience of its co-creators and cast, and an original idea by director Hamish Pirie, it is described as a landmark moment for learning disabled and autistic led theatre, as it is the first time that Access All Areas theatre company works with London’s famous home of new writing.

Imposter 22 Creative Team and Company

Imposter 22 is developed by theatre company Access All Areas in their first co-production with Royal Court Theatre.

Access All Areas make theatre and performance art by neurodiverse and disabled artists. The show is created with seven of their Associate Artists: Kirsty Adams, Cian Binchy, Housni Hassan (DJ), Dayo Koleosho, Stephanie Newman, Lee Phillips and Charlene Salter.

The team of co-creators and performers work alongside writer Molly Davies (God Bless The Child) and director Hamish Pirie (Rare Earth Mettle).

Relaxed Performances For Imposter 22

All performances are relaxed, with access for artists and audiences a core part of the show’s creation.

This includes a relaxed attitude to noise and movement in the auditorium, with audience members free to enter, exit and respond when and how they wish; calm spaces; visual guides available from the venue; and no flashing/strobe lights or sudden loud noises.

Captioned Performances: Thursday 12 October 2023, Saturday 14 October 2023

BSL Performance: Friday 13 October 2023

Audio Described Performance: Saturday 14 October 2023, Touch Tour at 6pm

Further details and information are available from the theatre.

Imposter 22 Tickets at Royal Court Theatre

Tickets are available now for this brand new show, five years in the making. Sure to be one of the Royal Court Autumn season’s must-see events, book early to not miss out.

Performance dates:
13 Oct 2023 - 14 Oct 2023
Running time:
2 hours and 45 minutes including an interval.
Age recommendation:
Best for age 14+

Imposter 22 Reviews

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Imposter 22 - I really enjoyed this. Whilst the story was flimsy, it is stunning to see people with learning differences perform and comment on what it is like to live in a neurotypical world. I really enjoyed the scene where they described to a norm Read more

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