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good dog

Traverse Theatre

Mum’s promised him that bike so even when school or home life bites, he knows to keep his chin up, his head down and his shirt clean. Because in the end, everyone who’s good gets what they deserve. Don’t they? Read more …

good dog - set during the early noughties - tells the story of growing up in a multi-cultural community, and the everyday injustices that drive people to take back control.


The critical consensus

Kene’s play reveals a timely microcosm of a forgotten community, where sometimes being good is hard.

****(*)Neil Cooper, Coffee-Table Notes, 15/02/2019

The story powers on magnificently, to an ending that allows for more than a glimmer of hope.

****(*)Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman, 15/02/2019

A compelling, contemporary piece which reminds us that being good is the way, but that doesn’t mean everything will work out okay.

****(*)Dominic Corr, The Reviews Hub, 16/02/2019

Where and when?

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh from Thursday February 14, 2019, until Saturday February 16, 2019. More info: www.traverse.co.uk

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