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RADA STUDIOS: Memories In Mind: Women of the Windrush Tell Their Stories

Catch Soprano Nadine Benjamin and Composer Shirley Thompson this weekend at RADA Studios. (Image courtesy of Nadine Benjamin) 

Using instrumental music and song, Women of the Windrush portrays inspirational narratives from the lives of a variety of women that migrated to the UK from the West Indies during the so-called #Windrush period (late 1940s – early 1970s). Video projection interweaves the compelling stories from a cricketer’s wife, a student nurse, a concert pianist and a new bride who all relate their experiences of arriving and settling in England. Charismatic and versatile British lyric soprano, Nadine Benjamin, embodies the essence of the Windrush experience in this operatic re-imagining of the film, Memories in Mind (1992). Music: Shirley Thompson and produced by Shirley Thompson Music Productions.

£7.50 in advance – £9.50 at the door. BUY TICKETS

When: Sun 28th July 2019

Where: RADA STUDIOS: 16 Chenies Street, London, WC1E 7EX

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