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GOLD is a brand new work from Francesca Millican-Slater, commissioned and Co-Produced by the New Vic Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent, as part of their Hoard Festival. A festival celebrating and exploring the Staffordshire hoard. 




Gold still holds a special power over us. But what has changed in the way we view this precious metal since five kilos were buried in a Staffordshire field over 1,000 years ago?


From the Hoard to gold-plated mobile phones and pawn shops, a sideways look at the metal that cannot be destroyed. A one woman show using story-telling, PowerPoint, lyricism and possibly some classic gold tracks.


This promises to be entertaining, thought-provoking, and quite shiny, gold shiny.


'Her Contemporary story built around the Midas touch held me spellbound' John Hargreaves | Market Drayton Advertiser 



GOLD had a 10 date run as part of the Hoard Festival in July 2015, and was remounted in April 2016 as part of a Hoard Double Bill, with Caroline Horton, At Birmingham REP. 


Francesca Millican-Slater


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