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Red Dust Road heads to HOME

Published: 25 August 2019
Reporter: David Upton

Following a run at Edinburgh International Festival and short tour of Scotland, the world première stage adaptation of National Poet of Scotland Jackie Kay’s memoir Red Dust Road plays at HOME in Manchester September 11–21.

Adapted for the stage by writer Tanika Gupta and directed by Dawn Walton, it is a personal account of Jackie’s search for her birth parents, which took her from the quiet seaside town of Nairn in Scotland to bustling Lagos in Nigeria (she spoke to us about this for the BTG podcast).