|20210321||Part of BBC Lights Up season, featuring plays from theatres that have gone dark during lockdown. Olivier Award winner Giles Terera stars in his own debut play about the notorious massacre aboard the slave ship Zong in 1781, and how uncovering its story galvanised the growing Abolition movement in the UK.|
This collaboration between Bristol Old Vic and Jonx Productions brings to BBC Radio 3 an audio production of this inspirational new stage play, developed by Bristol Old Vic and the National Theatre, and directed by Tom Morris.
Olaudah Equiano (Gustavas Vassa) ….. Giles Terera
The score was created by Jon Nicholls with Giles Terera, and the company with Amanda Wilkin.
Sound design… Jon Nicholls
This play does include some historical racial language.
As part of BBC Lights Up, Olivier Award winner Giles Terera stars in his own debut play.
Series of drama performances, ranging from experimental works to the Classics