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Somewhere in England

Caryl Phillips dramatises his own novel Crossing the River, a story of love and race set in Yorkshire during the Second World War.

written and dramatised from his own novel, CROSSING THE RIVER, by Caryl Phillips.

SOMEWHERE IN ENGLAND is a story of love and race set in Yorkshire during the Second World War.

When the US Army arrived in Britain during World War Two, it came in still-segregated units. When a platoon of black GIs sets up camp near a quiet Yorkshire village, there are far-reaching consequences both for rebellious GI Travis Johnson and local shopkeeper, Joyce.

All other parts played by members of the cast

Produced/directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 24 Mar 2018 21:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Joyce Helen Longworth
Travis Rhashan Stone
Len David Seddon
Emile Jason Barnett
Sandra Karen Bartke
Stan Luke MacGregor
Mr Miles John Bowler
Colonel John Bowler
Mother Alison Belbin
Vicar Nicholas Murchie
Girl Keziah Joseph
Director Gaynor Macfarlane
Producer Gaynor Macfarlane
Writer Caryl Phillips

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