Likes Of Us, The [Drama On 3]

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20200216Gloria Wilkins arrives in London from Jamaica in 1957, settling with her husband in Notting Dale, a poor area in the rich London borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Starting with the fire at Grenfell Tower, The Likes of Us moves back and forth in time through the lives of Gloria, her children and her grandchild over the course of sixty years, painting a moving and profound portrait of a family and a neighbourhood.

The Likes of Us, based on playwright Roy Williams's experiences of growing up in Notting Dale, is a story about a mother, a daughter and a community.

Gloria ..... Doreene Blackstock
Sharon ..... Clare Perkins
Stephen ..... Lee Ross
Larry ..... Don Gilet
Clarence Senior ..... Steve Toussaint
Clarence Junior ..... Gary Beadle
Tina/Abigail ..... Seroca Davis
Hassan ..... Makir Ahmed
Patrick ..... Ikky Elyas
Trevor ..... Adam Courting
Tommy ..... Ian Conningham
Teacher ..... Jessica Turner
Woman in Market/ Registrar ..... Heather Craney

Directed by Mary Peate
Written by Roy Williams

Gloria settled in London in the 1950s. A moving portrayal of a family and a neighbourhood.

Series of drama performances, ranging from experimental works to the Classics

Gloria.... Doreene Blackstock
Sharon.... Clare Perkins
Stephen.... Lee Ross
Larry.... Don Gilet
Clarence Senior.... Steve Toussaint
Clarence Junior.... Gary Beadle
Tina/Abigail.... Seroca Davis
Hassan.... Makir Ahmed
Patrick.... Ikky Elyas
Trevor.... Adam Courting
Tommy.... Ian Conningham
Teacher.... Jessica Turner
Woman in Market/ Registrar.... Heather Craney