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The Gift

Theatre Royal Stratford East

  • Bestillingsskjema: Thursday 30 January 2020 -
    Bestilling inntil: Saturday 15 February 2020
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A subversive comedy drama about imperialism, cross-racial adoption, cultural appropriation... and tea.

Brighton, 1862. A day in the life of Sarah, an African girl, adopted by Queen Victoria and raised in the Queen’s circles. Today is the eve of her having to return to Africa but will she go?  

The Present. A day in the life of Sarah, a black middle-class woman staying in a Cheshire village with her husband and small child. They are paid a visit by well-meaning neighbours who have something to confess…

The two Sarahs meet Queen Victoria for tea. This won’t be your regular tea party…

Written by Bruntwood Prize-winning playwright Janice Okoh and directed by Dawn Walton, The Gift is the fourth national tour born from Revolution Mix – an Eclipse Theatre movement, spearheading the largest ever delivery of new Black British stories.

Past stories from Revolution Mix include the sell-out production of Black Men Walking (nominated for UK Theatre Awards’ ‘Best New Play’ and Writer’s Guild Awards’ ‘Best Play’) and 2019’s highly acclaimed Princess & The Hustler.

"Clever and complex vision of black Britons, then and now​. Full of sharp, stinging dialogue... filled to the brim with great writing." The Guardian

"A deft portrayal of prejudice... adept direction and fine performances" The Observer

"Hilarious and destabilising... Dawn Walton’s production embraces levels, layers and structures that go beyond words." Exeunt Magazine

Theatre Royal Stratford East Beliggenhet

Gerry Raffles Square, Stratford, E15 1BN GB (Mer info)

Theatre Royal Stratford East Veibeskrivelse

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Wed - 19:30
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Gerry Raffles Square, Stratford, E15 1BN GB The Gift Cast
Gerry Raffles Square, Stratford, E15 1BN GB The Gift Cast
Gerry Raffles Square, Stratford, E15 1BN GB The Gift Cast
Gerry Raffles Square, Stratford, E15 1BN GB The Gift Cast
Gerry Raffles Square, Stratford, E15 1BN GB The Gift Cast
Gerry Raffles Square, Stratford, E15 1BN GB The Gift Cast
Gerry Raffles Square, Stratford, E15 1BN GB The Gift Cast
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