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Rockets and Blue Lights
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written by Winsome Pinnock, 1961-; directed by Miranda Cromwell, fl. 2021; composed by Femi Temowo, 1976-; designed by Laura Hopkins, fl. 1998, Laura Hopkins, fl. 1998; produced by National Theatre, London, England and Royal Exchange Theatre; performed by Kiza Deen, fl. 2015, Matthew Seadon-Young, fl. 2012, Karl Collins, fl. 2019, Rochelle Rose, fl. 2011 and Paul Bradley, 1955- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2021, originally published 2021), 1 hour 59 mins

Age recommendation: 14+

A co-production with the Royal Exchange Theatre, this archive recording was captured at the National Theatre’s Dorfman Theatre on 6th October, 2021.

On the set of a new film about Victorian artist JMW Turner, young actress Lou is haunted by an unresolved history. Meanwhile, in 1840 Lo...

written by Winsome Pinnock, 1961-; directed by Miranda Cromwell, fl. 2021; composed by Femi Temowo, 1976-; designed by Laura Hopkins, fl. 1998, Laura Hopkins, fl. 1998; produced by National Theatre, London, England and Royal Exchange Theatre; performed by Kiza Deen, fl. 2015, Matthew Seadon-Young, fl. 2012, Karl Collins, fl. 2019, Rochelle Rose, fl. 2011 and Paul Bradley, 1955- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2021, originally published 2021), 1 hour 59 mins
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Tin Bucket Drum: Foreword
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written by Ismail Mahomed, Neil Coppen, in Tin Bucket Drum, by Neil Coppen. (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Wits University Press, 2016), pp. 1, vii-x (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Wits University Press, 2016, originally published 2016), 5 page(s)
On a ‘cold and starless night’ a young pregnant widow, Nandi, arrives in Tin Town, a bleak, drought-stricken place ruled by silence and fear. Little do the inhabitants know that Nandi is carrying the baby who will, in time, change that. Taken in by Mkhulu (grandfather), whose father established the tin bucket...
written by Ismail Mahomed, Neil Coppen, in Tin Bucket Drum, by Neil Coppen. (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Wits University Press, 2016), pp. 1, vii-x (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Wits University Press, 2016, originally published 2016), 5 page(s)
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Missing: John Kani's Meditation [Introduction]
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written by Njabulo S. Ndebele, in Missing, by John Kani. (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Wits University Press, 2015), pp. 1, vii-xx (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Wits University Press, 2015), 15 page(s)
Missing is the story of Robert Khalipa, an ANC cadre living in exile, who is very senior in the organisation but is left out of the negotiations and almost forgotten in Sweden. Robert has a wealthy Swedish wife, Anna, and they have a daughter who is a practising doctor in a hospital in Stockholm. There is also Rob...
written by Njabulo S. Ndebele, in Missing, by John Kani. (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Wits University Press, 2015), pp. 1, vii-xx (Johannesburg, Gauteng: Wits University Press, 2015), 15 page(s)
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Chewing Gum Dreams
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written by Michaela Coel, 1987-; directed by Nadia Fall, fl. 2015; produced by National Theatre, London, England; performed by Michaela Coel, 1987- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2014, originally published 2014), 46 mins

Age recommendation: 14+ (adult themes)

Captured on 17th March, 2014 from the National’s temporary theatre, The Shed, in London.

Meet Tracey Gordon. Friendship, sex, UK garage, school, teachers, periods, emergency contraception, raves, tampons, white boys, God, money. Friendship. The more she learns about th...

written by Michaela Coel, 1987-; directed by Nadia Fall, fl. 2015; produced by National Theatre, London, England; performed by Michaela Coel, 1987- (London, England: Royal National Theatre, 2014, originally published 2014), 46 mins
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Relativity: Township Stories
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written by Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom, 1975- and Presley Chweneyagae, 1984-, in Armed Response: Plays from South Africa, edited by David Peimer. (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009). pp. 1-56 (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009), 57 page(s)
written by Mpumelelo Paul Grootboom, 1975- and Presley Chweneyagae, 1984-, in Armed Response: Plays from South Africa, edited by David Peimer. (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009). pp. 1-56 (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009), 57 page(s)
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Armed Response: Introduction
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written by David Peimer, fl. 2009, in Armed Response: Plays from South Africa, edited by David Peimer. (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009). pp. vii-xviii (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009), 13 page(s)
written by David Peimer, fl. 2009, in Armed Response: Plays from South Africa, edited by David Peimer. (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009). pp. vii-xviii (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009), 13 page(s)
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Bush Tale
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written by Martin Koboekae, fl. 2009, in Armed Response: Plays from South Africa, edited by David Peimer. (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009). pp. 57-84 (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009), 29 page(s)
written by Martin Koboekae, fl. 2009, in Armed Response: Plays from South Africa, edited by David Peimer. (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009). pp. 57-84 (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009), 29 page(s)
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Hallelujah!
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written by Xoli Norman, fl. 2009, in Armed Response: Plays from South Africa, edited by David Peimer. (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009). pp. 85-126 (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009), 43 page(s)
written by Xoli Norman, fl. 2009, in Armed Response: Plays from South Africa, edited by David Peimer. (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009). pp. 85-126 (London, England: Seagull Books London, 2009), 43 page(s)
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Crumbs from the Table of Joy
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written by Lynn Nottage, 1964- (1995); directed by Seret Scott, 1949-; composed by Michael Vannice; performed by Deidrie Henry, Russell Hornsby, 1974-, Tinashe Kajese, Kate Steele and Charlayne Woodard, 1953- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 2009), 1 hour 48 mins, 108 page(s)
The Crump family is adrift and in trouble. Widowed Godfrey is under the spell of Sweet Father Divine, while his teen daughters, Ernestine and Ermina, immerse themselves in the illusions of Hollywood to escape racial prejudice. But things change quickly when free-spirited Aunt Lily shows up: Godfrey remarries a whi...
written by Lynn Nottage, 1964- (1995); directed by Seret Scott, 1949-; composed by Michael Vannice; performed by Deidrie Henry, Russell Hornsby, 1974-, Tinashe Kajese, Kate Steele and Charlayne Woodard, 1953- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2009, originally published 2009), 1 hour 48 mins, 108 page(s)
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Stick Fly
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written by Lydia R. Diamond, 1969- (2008); directed by Shirley Jo Finney; performed by Justine Bateman, 1966-, Dule Hill, 1975-, Tinashe Kajese, Carl Lumbly, 1952-, Terrell Tilford and Michole Briana White, 1969- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2008), 1 hour 51 mins
How well do you know your family? Your social class? Your race? Sensitive Kent "Spoon" LeVay and his slick brother "Flip" see their weekend at the family home on Martha's Vineyard as the perfect opportunity to introduce their girlfriends to their upper-middle class African American parents. Instead they stumble in...
written by Lydia R. Diamond, 1969- (2008); directed by Shirley Jo Finney; performed by Justine Bateman, 1966-, Dule Hill, 1975-, Tinashe Kajese, Carl Lumbly, 1952-, Terrell Tilford and Michole Briana White, 1969- (Los Angeles, CA: L.A. Theatre Works, 2008, originally published 2008), 1 hour 51 mins
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