The Dark


Nick Makoha's poetic retelling of his experience and that of others affected by it - a series of voices echoing from varying states of darkness.
The Dark at Ovalhouse

Image: Ovalhouse


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Ovalhouse
Starts: Wednesday 21 November 2018
Closes: Saturday 1 December 2018
Running time:To be confirmed
Age suitability: Not available

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Synopsis


The Dark is Nick Makoha's poetic retelling of his experience and that of others affected by it - a series of voices echoing from varying states of darkness.


A story of those who find themselves exiled, with allegiances split between their birthplace and their new country.


A new live literature experience by award-winning poet Nick Makoha.


On a November evening in 1978 after eight years of civil war Nick Makoha and his mother fled their homeland of Uganda.


Many people were displaced, thrown into unfamiliar environments and forced to find their new home in the world.


The Dark is Nick's own poetic retelling of his experience and that of others affected by it - a series of voices echoing from varying states of darkness.


What unfolds is a story of those who find themselves exiled, with allegiances split between their birthplace and their new country.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
52-54 Kennington
Oval
London SE11 5SW

Box office tel: 020 7582 7680

Box office email: -

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 21 November 2018

Closes:Saturday 1 December 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑30pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑30pm

Friday ‑ 7‑30pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑30pm

Sunday ‑ 7‑30pm


Matinee:
-

Tickets


Standard:
£15

Concessions:

£10


Under 26: £9


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Creatives


Author: Nick Makoha
Director: Roy Alexander Weise
Production: Ovalhouse and FUEL

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