Red Dust Road at Edinburgh International Festival, UK
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. 14 August 2019. Preview performance of the play Red Dust Road by the National Theatre of Scotland at the Lyceum Theatre during the Edinburgh International Festival 2019.
Chronicling Jackie Kay’s 20-year search for her biological mother and father and her quest for them to recognise her own existence.
Red Dust Road is adapted from the memoir by Jackie Kay, poet, playwright, novelist and Scottish Makar. It’s a journey full of heart, humour and profound emotion, exploring race, identity and family secrets, with a deeply human curiosity and compassion.
Red Dust Road is adapted for the stage by Tanika Gupta, winner of last year’s James Tait Black Prize for her drama Lions and Tigers. Pictured Sasha Frost ( Jackie) Lewis Howden ( John). Iain Masterton/Alamy Live News ++ Editorial Use Only ++