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Golden Child (Ravenhill)

Full-Length Play, Drama  /  6m or f

Taking inspiration from Oedipus and Chilean children who were taken from their biological parents to support the Pinochet regime, GOLDEN CHILD follows a young man's journey discovering that the people he knew to be his parents his whole life are not actually his parents. 
  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    6m or f
  • Duration
    Duration
    60 minutes (1 hour)
  • SubGenre
    Subgenre
    Experimental
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Adult
Licence details
  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.
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Summary
Taking inspiration from Oedipus and Chilean children who were taken from their biological parents to support the Pinochet regime, GOLDEN CHILD follows a young man's journey discovering that the people he knew to be his parents his whole life are not actually his parents. 
History
GOLDEN CHILD premiered as a part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2014 in a production by the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre.
Cast Attributes
  • Ensemble cast
  • Flexible casting
Performing Groups
  • College Theatre / Student
  • Shoestring Budget
  • Blackbox / Second Stage /Fringe Groups

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  • Time Period Contemporary, Present Day, New Millennium/21st Century
  • Features Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes
  • Additional Features No intermission
  • Duration 60 minutes (1 hour)
  • Cautions
    • Drugs
    • Intense Adult Themes
    • Strong Language

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Authors

Mark Ravenhill

Mark Ravenhill was born in Haywards Heath, West Sussex in 1966. He studied Drama and English at Bristol University. His first play Shopping and Fucking was produced by Out of Joint and the Royal Court Theatre in 1996. Subsequent plays include Faust Is Dead and Handbag (both ...
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