Episode 7: Giles Terera’s Roar For Representation

Hamilton’s Giles Terera settles in for a conversation that winds back to his start in British theatre acting alongside Sophie Okonedo, to the effect of portraying Sammy Davis. Jr on stage before becoming Aaron Burr in the UK original cast of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical epic. Over a quintessentially British gin-and-tonic at London’s Hotel Café Royal, Gregory and Giles shoot the breeze about their complex cultural history and how it’s shaped the performers they are today.


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