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Gift, The

By Roy Williams

Year staged: 2000

Opening night: 25/05/2000

Theatre Company: Birmingham Repertory Theatre; 1913

Staged in: Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Cast Size: 4

Synopsis

Since their childhood, when Heather left Jamaica to start a new life in England, her half-sister Bernice always claimed to have ‘the gift’ of raising spirits from the dead. Thirty years later, when Heather returns to the island after the murder of her much-loved son, she offers Bernice the deeds to the family house – if she can bring him back. . .

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Gift, The

Publisher: Methuen

Year published: 2004

Original Cast

Claire Benedict

Cast

Nicholas Beveney

Cast

Jax Williams

Cast

Doreene Blackstock

Cast

Production Team

Liz Cooke

Designer

Annie Castledine

Director

Nicky Beadle

Lighting

Timmothy Sutton

Sound

Additional Materials

Playscript

Ref: MPS 9129

British Library

Flyer

Ref: BCA/Ephemera/105

Black Cultural Archives

Link to Production Management File

Production Management File

Ref: THM/317/3/1/147

V&A Theatre and Performance Collection

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