Precious

by Angela Turvey

2003

Age Advice: 14+

he company’s 50th birthday season in autumn 2003. The production toured secondary schools and venues in England.

“Mum and Dad? They never ask me about my future. If they did, I’d tell them what I don’t want – their life.”

Guerilla artist Precious operates on the fringes of society. Her gallery is the pristine white walls of her home town. When will she be discovered? Best friend Kamala can’t stand the pressure and dreams of escape. But will her destiny be arranged for her? Friendships unravel as events and circumstances take on a life of their own.

Cast

Precious: Natasha Narcisse
Kamala: Mina Barber
Woman: Maxine Finch

Creative Team

Writer: Angela Turvey
Director: Rosamunde Hutt
Designer: Jane Mackintosh
Dramaturg: Bonnie Greer
Movement Director: Chix Chandaria
Lighting Designer: Ceri James
Composer: Errollyn Wallen
Company Stage Manager: Beth Hoare
Production Manager: Marijke Zwart

This page is part of Theatre Centre’s online archive of previous productions. Did you see this play? Let us know what you thought by leaving a comment below or contacting us.

A copy of the script is held in Theatre Centre’s archive.

"...the play's virtue is that it is non-judgemental and matches the aspirations of a callow youth, determined to be mistress of her destiny, aware that some people leave it too late to fulfil their dreams."

Barbara Lewis, The Stage

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