Actors Touring Company & Belgrade Theatre Coventry

Family Tree

Written by Mojisola Adebayo Directed by Matthew Xia

Henrietta Lacks is one of most remarkable people in medical history. Her cells form the basis of the most important medical research and breakthroughs happening today, from cancer to HIV to COVID.

But Henrietta never knew any of this. Her cells were taken without her or her family’s knowledge or permission. Denied her place in history, now is the time for Henrietta’s incredible legacy to undergo a transformation … to blossom and grow into something new and wonderful.

Family Tree is a beautifully poetic drama about race, health, the environment, and the incredible legacy of one of the most influential Black women of modern times.

Fearlessly honest, hilarious, and ultimately transformative, this award-winning play is both a remembrance and a celebration.

Age guidance: 14+

Post Show Q&A

Join us on Friday 26 May for a post-show Q&A with the cast and Associate Director Amelia Thornber. The Q&A will take place in the theatre and will last approximately 30 minutes.

Photos © Helen Murray


"Beautifully poetic"


"Outspoken and magical"

British Theatre Guide

Family Tree

26 May 2023 - 7:30 pm
27 May 2023 - 7:30 pm

Full Price: £16
Concessions: £14
Under 25s: £10

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