Ginger and Black (3 stars)

This article is from 2010

Ginger and Black

Wit and verve

The knockabout tale of life inside a woman’s prison and the incidents that led some inmates to get there is produced with wit and verve by Eri Jackson (she’s ginger) and Daniel Taylor (he’s black). Happily, the celeb reference count is limited to an extended Angela Lansbury routine as this offbeat tale rattles to its satisfying conclusion.

Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 30 Aug, 5.45pm, £8.50–£9.50 (£7–£8).

Ginger & Black: The Chill Factory

  • 3 stars

Ginger and Black enter Her Majesty's Prison to hear the haunting, harrowing tales of the fallen inmates, turning their recollections into a fun-packed, colourful hour of musical storytelling. As featured on E4, BBC3, and BBC Radio 1, 2, 3 and 4. 'Superb' (Time Out); 'So sharp it's in danger of impaling the audience…