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Wind of Change, The

By Winsome Pinnock

Year staged: 1987

Opening night: 11/02/1987

Theatre Company: London; Half Moon Theatre

Staged in: Half Moon Theatre, Mile End (1979 - 1990)

Cast Size: 4

Synopsis

It’s 1958, the time to be young in E1 – the clubs, fashion and music are swinging all the way to the ’60s. Ruth arrives from Jamaica to train for her SRN certificate at the London Hospital ‘to be the best Jamaican nurse since Mary Seacole’. But the attitudes that white people had to blacks was not something that Ruth was prepared for…

Original Cast

Steve Johnson

Trev / Sam / Frank

John Middleton

Dad / Eddie / Rob

Cora Tucker

Ruth

Helen White

Tina

Steve Johnson

Trev / Sam / Frank

John Middleton

Dad / Eddie / Rob

Cora Tucker

Ruth

Helen White

Tina

Production Team

Pam Fraser-Solomon

Director

Mark Salkild

Designer

Mark Salkild

Poster Designer

Fiona Barclay

Costumes

Ollie Olsen

Lighting Designer

Norman Goodman

Education Worker

Pam Fraser-Solomon

Director

Mark Salkild

Designer

Mark Salkild

Poster Designer

Fiona Barclay

Costumes

Ollie Olsen

Lighting Designer

Norman Goodman

Education Worker

Additional Materials

Link to Playscript

Playscript

Ref: MPS/1/14303

British Library

Link to Stages of Half Moon (Half Moon Theatre Archive)

Stages of Half Moon (Half Moon Theatre Archive)

Half Moon Theatre Archive (Stages of Half Moon)

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