we knew all the summer secrets…

the stats

  • 2 reviews: the Financial Times and Theatre fullstop.
  • 190 people saw it over three performances.
  • Our team was made up of 80% female, 60% BAME, 20% LGBTQ in comparison to the 43% female and 7% BAME workforce reported in the 2012 Equality and Diversity within the arts and cultural sector England report.
  • 13 breakaways (spoiler).
  • 2219 miles traveled.
  • 34 hours of warm up.
  • 510 tracks played (mostly our favourite 5 over and over again).
  • 10 dance offs.
  • We lost count of coffees and muffins from mouse tail coffee at Whitechapel and Peckham.
  • 3 redrafts.
  • 35 cheated facecloths (spoiler).
  • 3 rehearsal guests.
  • 2 trailers.
  • 1 portfolio of shots.

what you said…

  • Financial Times “It’s a poignant, skilfully rendered piece.”
  • Theatre fullstop “Writer and Director Natalie Ibu presents a moving and heartbreaking narrative, a narrative that repeats the everyday, the mundane, but highlights how the change in family infrastructure can completely alter the ordinary. A must see, I had to hold back the tears.”
  • @Meedya “@tiatafahodzi delivers a poignant emotional rollercoaster @NewWolsey for #pulse15. 2 actors skilfully balance the journey from joy to grief”
  • The Public ReviewsTiata Fahodzi offer a poignant look at family grief…”
  • @Piterk68 “My favourite show @LatitudeFest was @tiatafahodzi and “I know all the secrets in my world” beautiful, moving, unmissable if you get a chance”
  • @Shakespiller “Still thinking about @tiatafahodzi’s deeply moving world of wordless grief in I Know All The Secrets at #DEparture15. Beautiful show.”
  • @OlwenCDavies “A moving piece from @tiatafahodzi today, had me close to tears & warmed by its sensitivity #12watch @ingoodcoEM #DEpartureLounge”
  • @SarahBrigham (Artistic Director, Derby Theatre) “Achingly heartbreaking & silent portrayal of grief by @tiatafahodzi @NMHIBUIsHere #DEparture15”
  • @Sliceoflifefram “Saw @tiatafahodzi at @LatitudeFest – absolutely stunning play. 5 of us in tears!”


the shots (official)


the unofficial shots


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