The Scottsboro Boys‘ Dawn Hope answers our 11 Questions…
You play The Lady, in The Scottsboro Boys. Can you describe your character in three words?
Dignified, compassionate, determined.
If you had to pick a favourite song from the show, which one would it be and why?
Home. Because of being away from home / family.
What is your favourite play (seen, read or worked on)?
Rough Crossing – Caryl Philips /Simon Schuman.
What is your favourite midnight snack?
Scrambled eggs (Caribbean style).
What is your favourite word?
If days were 28 hours long, what would you do with the 4 extra hours?
Spend time with my Mum and Dad.
Favourite holiday you’ve ever been on?
Kenya, on Safari.
Favourite city and why?
Venice – the food, art studio, the buildings and the canals.
What is your favourite song (not necessarily from the show this time!)?
High and Lifted Up – Brookly Baptist Choir.
If you could have been born in any era, which would it be and why?
I’d still choose the present, to encourage people to be tolerant.
If you could have any one supernatural power which would you choose and why?
To travel in the blink in the eye, to reach the vulnerable when they cry out.
The Scottsboro Boys is on now at the Young Vic until 21 Dec. Day seats available from 10am on the day of the performance. For more info click here.