The Long Song (stage version)
Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781839040191Publication Date:
7 Oct 2021
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EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781788504003Publication Date:
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First Staged:
Chichester Festival Theatre, 2021

The Long Song (stage version)

By Andrea Levy Adapted by Suhayla El-Bushra

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The Long Song is the story of a young slave girl who lives through the final turbulent days of slavery on a sugar plantation in 19th-century Jamaica.

It is adapted from Andrea Levy's award-winning novel by Suhayla El-Bushra, and premiered at Chichester Festival Theatre in October 2021, directed by Charlotte Gwinner.

'You do not know me yet but I am the heroine of this drama. I am told that here I must give a taste of what is to unfold. I am to convey that this tale is set in Jamaica during the last turbulent days of slavery and the early years of freedom.

'I am to say that it is a true and thrilling journey through that unsettled time.

'Cha, I say, what fuss-fuss. Come, let them just see it for themselves.'

Press Quotes

'[An] unblinking portrait of dignity amid moral horror... Suhayla El-Bushra's adaptation is a model of economy and fidelity... vivid and disturbing'

Guardian

'Scenes of rare power'

The Times

'Bold, brilliant... phenomenal... Wherever it goes next, it's imperative it has a further life'

Telegraph

'An excellent adaptation... a brilliant interpretation of the story that had the audience gripped and engrossed from beginning to end. The applause, cheers and standing ovation said it all'

British Theatre Guide
Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781839040191Publication Date:
7 Oct 2021
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 80 pages ISBN: 9781788504003Publication Date:
7 Oct 2021
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Andrea Levy:

Small Island (stage version)

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