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The Gift archiveAn outrageous comedy drama about imperialism, cross-racial adoption, cultural appropriation and drinking tea. Brighton 1852. 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...

Cast/Performers

Donna Berlin (Aggie/Sarah), Joanna Brooks (Joanna Brookes), Rebecca Charles (Mrs Schoen/Harriet), Dave Fishley (James Davies), Shannon Hayes (Sarah Bonetta Davies), Richard Teverson (Reverend Venn)

Creatives/Company

Author: Janice Okoh
Producer(s): Eclipse Theatre, Belgrade Theatre Coventry
Presented by: Castle Part Theatre
Director(s): Dawn Walton, Brion Barnett (CDG - casting director)
Design: Simon Kenny
Lighting: Johanna Town
Music: Adrienne Quartly
Sound: Adrienne Quartly
Dramaturg: Ola Animashawun
CORONAVIRUS: All UK venues closed on 16th March 2020, restrictions were lifted on 19th July 2021. Please note that iUKTDb archive listings between March 2020 and July 2021 may not be accurate as we did not receive details of all rescheduled and cancelled shows.

The Gift

The Gift (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0652169699. Details of all The Gift archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S2086663180

Archive Listings

10 Mar 20
to
11 Mar 20
The Carriageworks
Leeds
West Yorkshire
10 Mar 20
to
11 Mar 20
Stephen Joseph Theatre
Scarborough
North Yorkshire
3 Mar 20
to
7 Mar 20
NST City
Southampton
Hampshire
27 Feb 20
to
29 Feb 20
Theatre Royal
Bury St Edmunds
Suffolk
21 Feb 20
to
22 Feb 20
The North Wall
Oxford
Oxfordshire
29 Jan 20
to
15 Feb 20
Theatre Royal Stratford East
Outer London
Greater London
18 Jan 20
to
25 Jan 20
Belgrade Theatre
Coventry
West Midlands

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