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The Gift comes to London's Stratford East with cheap tickets available now!
Tickets for The Gift are available now. This shocking new comedy-drama is coming to the Theatre Royal Stratford East for a limited 2-week run in early 2020. Do not miss your chance to catch this new show in London this year!
This is an outrageous new comedy-drama about imperialism, cross-racial adoption, cultural appropriation and, of course, drinking tea.
It is Brighton in 1852. Welcome to a day in the life of Sarah, an African girl who was adopted by Queen Victoria and raised in her elite circles. Today marks the eve of her having to return to Africa. But will she make the journey?
The Present. A day in the life of Sarah, a black middle-class woman living in a Cheshire village with her husband and their small child. Things begin to change when they are paid a visit by well-meaning neighbours who have something to confess…
The two Sarahs meet Queen Victoria for tea. But this isn’t going to be your regular tea party…
Eclipse make their Stratford East debut with The Gift
Eclipse are the foremost Black-led national production company in the UK. They are at the forefront of delivering diverse programming in theatres across the country. This is 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.
London Theatre Royal Stratford East tickets are always highly sought after thanks to low ticket prices and this production of The Gift is expected to follow suit. Do not miss your chance this show’s limited run. Book The Gift tickets now to guarantee the best seats at the best prices.
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.
Miss A I Keech3rd March
incredible writing and excellent performances. Thank you Stratford East for a great production
Ellie B16th February
Great acting!!! The play was on the long side and I think I might have missed out on some meaning along the way, but enjoyed it non the less. The actors though left me spellbound- they were great!!!
Carol O16th February
I did not see it,I bought tickets for someone else,therefore I cannot score it, sorry.
Entertaining and thought provoking.
Morgan Dalphinis15th February
Suggest that the initial section be shortened as it is reviewed later on in the play. The second section was very witty, funny while being challenging. The end section was good but left a dilemma: a revisionist perspective on Nigeria history in which, following Fanon's theory, the oppressed is freed psychologically by killing the oppressor. However, that has not proved to work in actual history, slaves have killed masters and coup after coup in Africa has not led to psychological freedom. All in all, however a good to excellent piece.
Alison Ruscoe15th February
Very thought provoking, uncomfortable in places, a brilliant piece of theatre
Javeria Rehman15th February
Must see show for our times. Thought provoking and beautifully acted. You will laugh and cry. Best thing we've seen in a long while. Congratulations to all involved.
Kalpana Patel14th February
J Jeary10th February
An uncomfortable at times, humorous at other times, look at prejudice. A very good cast and well worth a visit.
Excellent venue restaurant changes are really well done.
Alberto Villanueva10th February
Lady M9th February
The acting was excellent. The issues raised by the play were thought provoking. The stage sets were beautifully crafted. One of the best plays I have seen.