Yolanda Mercy is an Actor and Playwright; who trained at the renowned Brit school, Laban and Central School of Speech and Drama. Yolanda is currently an Emerging Artist at Oval House theatre. She has had the privilege of performing and presenting work at venues such as: Battersea arts centre, The Globe theatre, Almeida theatre and Highline ballroom (NYC). With the support of Soho theatre, Yolanda is currently developing her first solo live literature, dark comedy show “On The Edge of Me”, (which explores graduate unemployment and mental health issues); this thought provoking show has had successful performances throughout the UK.
Sunday Detox is a vibrant and inspiring storytelling event that mixes old school tracks, and showcases real stories told by real people.How does it work? The Sunday Detox team will pick a theme, and 8 people will have 3 ½ minutes to tell a true story from their lives based on the theme. The stories can be told in any form but must be no longer than 3 ½ minutes.