This week’s racist tweet from @burnculture is a response to British actor Daniel York’s criticism of London theater Print Room’s production Howard Barker’s play IN THE DEPTHS OF DEAD LOVE, which is set in China but cast with white actors:
An entire cast of industry mainstream caucasian theatre actors for a play set in “Ancient China” displays an extremely bounded imagination https://t.co/U8UQ1Cu5Br
— daniel york (@danielfyork) January 5, 2017
Which led to this:
Honestly! Why don'tcha catch a rickshaw over there and check it out? Drop the racist accusations,watch that Father Ted episode+lighten up? https://t.co/IvAAVlTokS
— Russell Burn (@burnculture) January 5, 2017
Hey @Burnculture, if you’re willing to pick me up in your rickshaw and “drive” me to the theater from my Los Angeles home, sure, I’m in, dude!