When West Indian pensioner Alfred Morris is kicked out of his daughter’s Croydon house he returns to his Willesden home to find he’s been gifted a ‘Polish cleaner/ home help’.
Eager to learn the ways of her new land, the cantankerous and xenophobic Alfred realises that he may indeed still have a role in life.

Original production

Opening night: 
Original Cast:
Sharon Duncan-Brewster Gemma
Lydia Leonard Maria
Joe Marcell Alfred
Production Team:
Kwame  Kwei-Armah Director
Neil Alexander Sound
Rachael McCutcheon Lighting
Helen Goddard Decor
Jason Pennycooke Choreography


Type Code
NT audio recording of Scene 2 BBPA/3/1/26