Travelling Light

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A play by British writer and actor Leonard Kingston (1930- 2014), 1966.

Previously titled Edgware Road Blues, it was performed at the Royal Court theatre in London with the author playing the lead and it won the Charles Henry Foyle award for the best first play of 1964. In 1965, retitled Travelling Light, it had a successful run at the Prince of Wales theatre, London, with a cast including Harry H Corbett, Michael Crawford and Julia Foster, and in 1967 was filmed for ITV Summer Playhouse.

A play, also with the title Travelling Light, was written by Nicholas Wright and performed in London in 2012.

The original text

Previously titled Edgware Road Blues.

Translations and adaptations

Performance history in South Africa

Directed by Ricky Arden for PACT in 1966.


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