Errol lost his savvy, music-loving Dad to Covid last year. Listening to his old man’s Spotify playlist of reggae, ska and rare groove, Errol sorts through his possessions and celebrates the man who moved his family from Jamaica to Hull and grafted hard to give them a new start.
Between tots of rum he remembers his Dad’s passion over the 1981 Brixton uprising and his certainty that change was round the corner. Errol’s own son is fighting in the Black Lives Matter movement, focusing his pain and anger into action.
Errol is tired of the fight. What good does it do to unpick the scars that have taken generations upon generations to heal? Unless this is it – the moment when to be young, gifted and Black will be the moment to define history.
This one-man show by Daniel Ward is part of Hull Truck Theatre’s Homecomings season, welcoming audiences back to our theatre.
Recommended Age: 14+
Running Time: Approx. 60 mins with no interval
Please note that the audio description for this performance is not delivered by VocalEyes. Every effort has been made to ensure that these details are correct; however, please do double-check with the venue for the availability of introductory notes when booking.
Image description: Publicity image for Everything I Own. Actor Gabriel Paul looks at the camera with a half-smile, arms crossed and leaning on two recycling containers.