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When his jazz trumpeter father dies, Colman makes an extraordinary discovery - the man he adored as his Dad was, in fact, a woman. Jackie Kay's novel is dramatised by Tanika Gupta.

When celebrated jazz trumpeter Joss Moody dies, his adopted son Colman makes an extraordinary discovery - the man he adored as his father was, in fact, a woman. Adjoa Andoh, Enyi Okoronkwo and Maureen Beattie star in Tanika Gupta's dramatisation of Jackie Kay's fiercely pioneering novel.

This fourth season of provocative writing by women, Riot Girls, offers no-holds barred dramas that explore themes of gender identity, lesbian relationships and the intersections between the feminist and LGBTQ+ movements.

CAST

Older Millie.....Maureen Beattie
Colman.....Enyi Okoronkwo
Joss.....Adjoa Andoh
Younger Millie.....Sinead MacInnes
Sophie.....Scarlett Courtney
Big Red.....Neil McCaul
Mrs Mason.....Heather Craney
Mrs Moore.....Jessica Turner
May.....Tracy Wiles
Young Joss.....Lucy Reynolds
Other parts played by Adam Courting and Ian Conningham

Music by Clifford Brown, with additional trumpet by Peter Ringrose

Directed by Emma Harding

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Last on

Mon 27 Jan 2020 19:45

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