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Tales from the council estate of dodgy best friends, that rite of passage; your first arrest, dinner with your social worker and the Christmas dad went prison.

An autobiographical performance told through storytelling, singing, rapping and a loop station.

Created by Conrad Murray and developed with Battersea Arts Centre, DenMarked explores the extent by which we are marked by events.
“Two young theatre-makers are mixing it up” The Guardian
“Raw, punchy R’n’B-infused work that adds a significant voice” ★★★ The Stage
“They bring realism, they bring heart, commitment and powerful poetic words” ★★★★ London Theatre
“Extremely inventive” ★★★ British Theatre
“Mature and relevant, with an impressive amount of soul” ★★★★ The Londonist


Location: The Galvanising Workshop, University of Kent at Medway

Time: Doors, 7pm, Show 8pm
Duration: 60 mins no interval.
Suitability: 16+
Tickets: FREE Entry. Donations are welcome.

Denmarked will be followed by an open mic session and DJ afterparty in the venue.


Warnings: This show contains content that references sexual violence/assault and could be upsetting to some audiences. It also contains bad language.

DenMarked was commissioned by and developed with Battersea Arts Centre
Conrad Murray: Performer and writer
Ria Parry: Director
Battersea Arts Centre: Producer

Conrad Murray is one half of hip hop theatre company Beats&Elements, and the director of the BAC Beatbox Academy. Recent works include ‘No Milk for the Foxes’ at Camden People’s Theatre, as well as directing the Beatbox Academy at the Royal Festival Hall, Southbank centre and Latitude.


Battersea Arts Centre offers opportunities for people of all generations to develop their creativity. DenMarked was created through BAC’s unique Scratch process.


Earlier Event: September 24
LUNG Open Rehearsal