The Society of British Theatre Designers

The Value of Design

Rajha Shakiry

Muhammad Ali and me

Muhammad Ali and me
  • Production: Muhammad Ali and me
  • Venue: Oval House Theatre
  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Mojisola Adebayo
  • Directed by: Sheron Wray
  • Lighting Design by: Crin Claxton
  • Sound Design by: Debo Adebayo
  • Projection Design by: Sue Giovanni
  • Costume Design by: Rajha Shakiry
  • Set designed by: Rajha Shakiry
  • Photography by: Rajha Shakiry
  • Design © Rajha Shakiry
  • Image © Rajha Shakiry
This play tells the story of a young Black girl growing up in care and her fantastical friendship with the legendary Muhammad Ali. It is told through poetry, dance, boxing, African acapella singing, audience interaction, original fight footage and integrated British Sign Language.