Tools for Change: A Coin in Somebody Else’s Pocket

A Theatre Uncut and Traverse Theatre co-production for Traverse 3 By Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan

Available until Sat 12 Dec

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Award-winning poet and playwright Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan explores the experience of being asked to write her very first play in this form bending monologue.

A Coin in Somebody Else’s Pocket is part of Tools for Change: digital reimaginings of three plays from the Theatre Uncut archive that explore racism, censorship, power and identity.

Tools For Change was created to offer creative material to encourage debate, galvanize action and raise debate on racism and injustice. The playtexts of all three plays are available on Theatre Uncut's websitefor anyone anywhere to download free of charge and perform themselves until 28th November 2020.

Originally commissioned as part of The Power Plays produced by Theatre Uncut in 2018.

The Traverse is funded by Creative Scotland and The City of Edinburgh Council, with additional support from The Scottish Government Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund.

With thanks for the generous support of Joanna Kennedy.

Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan


  • PerformerSuhaiymah Manzoor-Khan
  • Co-DirectorsDaisy Ifama and Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan
  • EditorDaisy Ifama
  • Sound DesignerMark Melville
  • ProducerEmma Callander

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