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In November 2012, the Old Vic Theatre, led by Artistic Director, Kevin Spacey donated its 1300-seater theatre for the benefit reading of Just Me, You and THE SILENCE.

The Anti-Homosexuality Bill looms and a family's life is changed forever in this satirical comedy that explores events that unfolded around the 2009 Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

The cast of the powerful reading that attracted 1100 audiences was led by David Gyasi, Black British actor known for his role in the film, Interstellar ( 2014) and Cloud Atlas and The Dark Night Rises (2012), also featured renowned British-Ugandan actor/musician, Arnold Oceng best known for his role in the film Brotherhood and A United Kingdom (2016).

“… This is an important piece that deserves to be heard and we are pleased to be providing an opportunity for audiences to connect with its message”, Kevin Spacey, Oscar Award-Winning actor and Artistic Director of the Old Vic Theatre.

In 2011, following a proposal to the Royal Court Theatre’s International Playwrights’ Residency that selects 10 playwrights from around the world, Just Me, You and THE SILENCE was selected from among over 1,000 submissions participating along 9 other plays from Germany, India, Lebanon, Georgia, Lithuania, Poland, Cuba, USA and Mexico.

The Anti-Homosexuality Bill looms and a family's life is changed forever in this satirical comedy that explores events that unfolded around the 2009 Uganda's Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

The play received a development workshop directed by Amy Hodge with Nic Wass as the play’s dramaturge.

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Just Me, You and THE SILENCE  AT THE OLD VIC THEATRE 2012

Just Me, You and THE SILENCE AT THE ROYAL COURT THEATRE 2011