Denver Isaac opens in Fast Cuts and Snapshots

Date - 2 June, 2014, All News Opening Nights Theatre

Denver Isaac plays the roles of Kwame and Tanaka in Fast Cuts and Snapshots for Fuel Theatre. This production is presented as part of A Play, A Pie and the National Theatre of Scotland.

Winston, Emmanuel and Samuel work in a barber shop in London. Samuel and Emmanuel have a long lasting grievance relating to Samuel’s father – why was he sent to prison and who was to blame? Winston muses on the differences between Africans and Carribeans in the diaspora as a host of characters from all walks of life pass through their shop sharing stories: Ethan explores what it means to be a strong black man in the west; Muhammed boasts of his interracial-dating exploits and old Sizwe recounts his first use of electric razors in Zimbabwe.

Following Black T-shirt Collection and the award winning The 14th Tale, Inua Ellams’ Fast Cuts and Snapshots is a state-of-the-nation stack-of-polaroids offering glimpses at the inner most sentiments of black men; about country, people, football and politics in modern-day Britain.

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Denver Isaac is of Zimbabwean heritage with a growing reputation. He is also an ambassador to the Zimbabwean charity Vimba.

His theatre work includes the title role of Mwana for The Tron & Traverse Theatre, the title role of Makmende in Makmende vies for President at The National Theatre Studio, and Gilgamesh for The Belgrade Theatre.

On screen he narrated the Documentary film Pelargonium: Unfair Trade, played the leading role of Faouzi in Climate Change for Capa Drama and filmed Wire in The Blood for Coastal Productions.

Denver has recorded many BBC Radio plays and is the voice of Ecobank across Pan Africa.

Most recently Denver can be seen as regular character James, across the series of A.D for NBC.

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