Original production

Opening night: 
Original Cast:
Don Warrington Kwaku Mackenzie
Colin McFarlane Michael Akinbola
Chu Omambala Idrissa Adebayo
Angel Coulby Issimama Banjoko
Ellen Thomas Lola Mackenzie
Javone Prince Kwaku Mackenzie Junior
Trevor Laird Val
Clifford Samuel Adrian Mackenzie
Oscar James Soby
Andy Cole Trombone
Gareth Hanson Flute
Production Team:
Jeremy Herrin Director
Jason Barnes Production Manager
Alison Rankin Stage Manager
Phil Mills Assistant to the Lighting Designer
Jeannette Nelson Company Voice & Dialect Work
Jason Barnes Production Manager (Cottesloe)
Jo Nield Assistant Stage Manager
Keith Pattison Production Photographer
Poppy Hall Costume Supervisor
Paul Benzing Fight Director
Nik Haffenden Deputy Stage Manager
Yvonne Gilbert Sound Designer
Ben / Benjamin Donoghue Assistant Stage Manager
Kirsten Shiell Props Buyer (NT)
Mike Britton Season Stage Designer
Natasha Chivers Lighting Designer
Soweto Kinch Music
Amelia Sears Assistant Director
Anna Anderson Production Assistant
Ben Austin Design Associate
Mike Britton Designer
Jeannette Nelson Company Voice Work
Kirsten Shiell Prop Supervisor


Title Year Publisher NT Library
Statement of Regret 2008 Methuen Drama No
Kwei-Armah Plays 1: Elmina's Kitchen; Fix Up; Statement of Regret; Let There be Love 2009 Methuen Drama No


Type Code
Interview with Dr Joy De Gruy Leary National Theatre: BBPA/2/3/2
Poster National Theatre Archive, RNT/PP/2/4/280

Union Catalogue

Link Series Reference Archive Info
Contact Sheets RNT/PP/5/461 National Theatre
Programme RNT/PP/1/4/275 National Theatre  
Poster RNT/PP/2/4/280 National Theatre  
Production Photographs RNT/PR/3/688 National Theatre  
Video recording RNT/AE/1/1/64 National Theatre  
Platform recording RNT/AE/1/2/47 National Theatre  
Playscript MPS 11594 British Library