Play Preview: Big Issue North

Antonia Charlesworth has a written a preview of Black Teeth and a Brilliant Smile in this week’s Big Issue North

‘Playwright Andrea Dunbar lived a short and brutal life on a Bradford estate. Her once popular work fell out of favour but deserves a wider audience, says the creator of a new drama about her life. “I feel strongly that it’s time women have their say about Andrea. Men had their chance and they’d messed it up,” says Lisa Holdsworth, the Leeds-based playwright who’s adapted a novel about Dunbar’s life for stage. Based on the eponymous book by Adelle Stripe, Black Teeth and A Brilliant Smile will feature an all-female cast…’