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Watch a video filmed in the rehearsal room about music in Perseverance Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9TgXWzT2b8

Watch a video filmed in the rehearsal room about music in Perseverance Drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e9TgXWzT2b8

As a VICE article points out the industrial estates of east London (near where Perseverance Drive is set in the second half) "are thick with churches and they all have amazing names: The Gospel of Light Parish, the Praise Harvest Community Church, Amazing Grace International, Christ Apostolic Church Living Word Centre and The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries."

As a VICE article points out the industrial estates of east London (near where Perseverance Drive is set in the second half) "are thick with churches and they all have amazing names: The Gospel of Light Parish, the Praise Harvest Community Church, Amazing Grace International, Christ Apostolic Church Living Word Centre and The Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries."

It's important to be able to picture what the family home on Perseverance Drive looks like, is it something like this?

It's important to be able to picture what the family home on Perseverance Drive looks like, is it something like this?

Poster from Transport London's recruitment drive in Barbados which began in 1956.

Poster from Transport London's recruitment drive in Barbados which began in 1956.

In rehearsal week 1 there has been a lot of discovery of the musicality of the play, looking at gospel hymns.

In rehearsal week 1 there has been a lot of discovery of the musicality of the play, looking at gospel hymns.

The London Transport Museum have produced a brilliant booklet which explores what it would have been like to be an immigrant to London from Barbados in the 50s and 60s: http://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/assets/downloads/Generations.pdf

The London Transport Museum have produced a brilliant booklet which explores what it would have been like to be an immigrant to London from Barbados in the 50s and 60s: http://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/assets/downloads/Generations.pdf

Or would the family home look more like this? The garden certainly looks like something Grace Gillard would have created.

Or would the family home look more like this? The garden certainly looks like something Grace Gillard would have created.

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