Hit producer Goldie and former Eastenders star Charles Venn will star in the new theatre production KINGSTON 14, written by BAFTA award-winning and Olivier-nominated playwright Roy Williams (Offside – BBC, Suckerpunch) and directed by Clint Dyer (Olivier-nominated The Big Life, The Westbridge).
The play also stars Brian Bovell, Ashley Chin, Gamba Cole, Derek Elroy, Trevor Laird and Tyson Oba.
Set in modern day Jamaica, KINGSTON 14 follows the story of James, a British police officer, who is sent to Kingston to investigate the murder of a UK tourist. James struggles to lead a proper investigation when gang leader Joker, played by Goldie (British music artist, DJ, visual artist and actor: credits include The World Is Not Enough, Guy Ritchie’s Snatch), is brought into custody. The play comes to a climax when two police officers are kidnapped, uncovering corruption in a hidden corner of the sun bleached island.
KINGSTON 14 will be on at the Theatre Royal Stratford East from the 28th March – 26th April 2014.
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Hmmm…well…it is good to see Jamaica being shown in a positive light once again.
Anyway KINGSTON 14 sounds interesting. I may check it out and the Jamaican accents better be spot on.