Interview by: Sophia Jackson
Published: Wednesday, 23rd March 2022, 3:50am

The Meaning of Zong by Giles Terera
The Meaning of Zong by Giles Terera

Based on true historical events, Giles Terera’s boldly inventive debut play The Meaning of Zong is a story of our time, celebrating the power of the human spirit against adversity, and the journey of our past to understand our place in the world.

Performed by an ensemble cast, joined on stage by Composer and Musical Director Sidiki Dembele, it serves as inspiration for how individual and collective action can drive unimaginable change.

NEED TO KNOW: The Meaning of Zong by Giles Terera is at the Bristol Old Vic from 2 April to 7 May 2022. | Interview with Giles Terera, Death of England | Nick Hern Books releases Hamilton and Me