Resurrections in the Season of the Longest Drought

Resurrections in the Season of the Longest Drought

By Biyi Bandele
Setting: 
Lagos- Nigeria- Mid 1908's. The front entrance of the residence of Bikan Babarinsa, in downtown Lagos Mainland.
No. acts: 
3
Cast total: 
10
Male cast: 
6
Female cast: 
4

Synopsis

Resurrections set in Nigeria is a subversive and satirical drama that takes us into a world where shady drug dealers and corrupt lawyers operating within a Byzantine legal system
are visited by their ancestral ghosts.

Original production

Opening night: 
03/10/1994
Company:
 
Original Cast:
David Carr Yinka
Antonia Coker Core 2
Femi Jr Elufowoju Core 1
Ganiat Kasumu Core 3
Trevor Laird Kamoru
Colin McFarlane Santana
Ben Thomas Bikan Babarinsa
Don Warrington Judge Bassey
Angela Wynter Mebude
Anni Domingo Adama
Production Team:
Yvonne Brewster Director
Ellen Cairns Designer
Richard Moffat Lighting
Greta Mendez Choreography

Publications

Title Year Publisher NT Library
Resurrections in the season of the longest drought 1994 Amber Lane Press No

Assets

Type Code
Poster Black Cultural Archives, Ephemera/61

Union Catalogue

Link Series Reference Archive Info
Production accounts TTC/2/2/17 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection
Production management correspondence TTC/4/1/17 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Contracts TTC/4/2/17 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Technical file TTC/4/3/13 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Prompt script TTC/4/4/9 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Scripts TTC/5/1/112 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Photographs TTC/6/1/17 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Audio recordings TTC/7/1/13 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Video recording TTC/7/2/9 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Marketing correspondence TTC/8/1/17 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Press releases TTC/8/2/14 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Poster TTC/8/3/1/25 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Flyer TTC/8/3/2/35 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Programme TTC/8/3/3/22 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Press cuttings TTC/8/4/15 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Press cuttings TTC/8/4/16 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Audience research data TTC/8/5/12 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Workshop file TTC/10/4/10 Talawa Theatre Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Poster BCA/Ephemera/61 Black Cultural Archives