The Gift Tickets
An outrageous comedy drama about imperialism, cross-racial adoption, cultural appropriation and drinking tea. Brighton 1852. A day in the life of Sarah, an African girl, adopted by Queen Victoria and raised in the Queen’s circles. Today is the eve of her having to return to Africa but will she go?
The Present. A day in the life of Sarah, a black middle-class woman staying in a Cheshire village with her husband and small child. They are paid a visit by well-meaning neighbours who have something to confess…
The two Sarahs meet Queen Victoria for tea. This won’t be your regular tea party…
The fourth national tour born from Revolution Mix – an Eclipse movement that is spearheading the largest ever delivery of new Black British stories. The first Revolution Mix story was the sell-out production of Black Men Walking and the second, this year’s highly acclaimed Princess & The Hustler.
Eclipse are the foremost Black-led national touring company in the UK and The Gift marks their first production at Stratford East.
Age restrictionRecommended for ages 15+.
Running time2hr 25min (inc. interval)
Performance dates29 January 2020 – 15 February 2020
ContentThis production contains strong language and nudity. This production uses haze and smoke.
AccessThere will be a BSL Performance Thursday 13 Feb, 7.30pm, a Captioned Performance Friday 14 Feb, 7.30pm and an Audio Described Performance - Saturday 15 Feb, 2.30pm.
Venue InformationTheatre Royal Stratford EastGerry Raffles Square, London, E15 1BN
NO BOOKING FEES
Valid for all performances.
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It might still be winter but at least it’s no longer January! Thankfully the West End is always there to keep us warm with its incredible London Theatre. Although, as ever, some shows won’t be around forever and must close their doors to make way for new productions. If you’ve been waiting forever for that post-Christmas payday before treating yourself to a theatre trip, then here are some shows you need to see before they close this month.
1 Feb, 2020 | By Jade Ali