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For the first time in my life, everything is silent….

The Legends of Them charts the story of Sutara Gayle’s extraordinary life - a pioneering female deejay on London’s infamous reggae scene in the 1980s, Lorna Gee cut her cloth performing for the legendary Saxone, Coxsone and Nasty Rockers sound systems. Lorna won the BC Radio London Reggae awards 2 years in a row in 1985 and 1986,  followed by the 1992 New York, Tamika Reggae Award for best female Deejay.

In 1985 her sister Cherry Groce was shot by the police, sparking the second Brixton Uprising and this landmark event in British history provides the socio-political backdrop to this compelling story. In her darkest hour, Lorna’s brother - internationally renowned guru Mooji - takes her to India to experience her first Satsang (spiritual gathering) and it is Lorna’s spiritual encounter - with the 3 legends in her life as her spiritual guides, her mother, sister and ancestry Nanny of the Maroons - which frames this story. But will Lorna find the strength to face her demons?

Neither a conventional play or musical, The Legends of Them is a unique theatrical, shared spiritual experience. Expect a no holds barred, intimate encounter with an outstanding virtuoso performer who conjures multiple characters in this epic story.

Written & performed by Sutara Gayle AKA Lorna Gee, Directed by Jo McInnes, Co-created by Nina Lyndon & Jo McInnes.

THE LEGENDS OF THEM: 14 September – 30 September

Further Information: Brixton House