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The Long Song: For Schools

Schools Resources and Further Reading


The Long Song is adapted from Andrea Levy’s award-winning novel by Suhayla El‑Bushra, formerly writer in residence at the National Theatre Studio and whose work includes The Suicide (NT), Arabian Nights (Lyceum, Edinburgh), and Channel 4’s Ackley Bridge.

School and College Groups 10+ Monday - Friday: £8.50 per ticket; one free teacher ticket with every nine paid. To book contact groups@cft.org.uk or call our dedicated booking line on 01243 812909

The Long Song runs in the Festival Theatre from 1 - 23 October. You can read a Q&A with Suhayla El-Bushra, read about the content and themes of the production, or take a look below at our linked events and further content. 

Pre Show Talk - 6 October

Imagine... Andrea Levy: Her Island Story Screening - 11 October

Schools Theatre Day - 13, 21 October

Levy's Legacies

Further Reading and Resources

Mohammed Mansaray Chris Machari In Rehearsal For The Long Song

The Long Song Gallery