In 2004 Trevor Phillips, Chair of the Commission for Racial Equality, asked if the countryside is guilty of a "passive apartheid". Pentabus, BBC Radio Drama and nine writers spent a week in Shropshire exploring this question and A Question of Courage is Courttia Newland's response.

Original production

Opening night: 
Original Cast:
Production Team:
Theresa Heskins Director
Kate Bunce Deisgn
Simon Bond Lighting Designer


Title Year Publisher NT Library
White open spaces / Francesca Beard et al. 2006 Oberon Books No

Union Catalogue

Link Series Reference Archive Info
Unpublished playscript BBPA/4/23 National Theatre
Playscript MPS 11186F British Library