Red Dust Road // National Theatre of Scotland, Edinburgh International Festival 2019

based on the memoir by Jackie Kay, adapted by Tanika Gupta


director: Dawn Walton

lighting designer: Lizzie Powell

composer: Tayo Akinbode

sound designer: Richard Hammarton

movement director: Vicki Igbokwe


photographer: Richard Davenport / The Other Richard


”Feels like it’s colliding two worlds and forging a state of the nation drama.” The Telegraph

”A fascinating story of race, identity and the legacy of colonialism… a gorgeous set design featuring a huge gilt frame twining into a deep tree-root. ” The Scotsman

”The imposing picture frame at the back of Simon Kenny’s set, its sides morphing into a knotty trunk to create a literal family tree.” The Guardian