The Fishermen


In a small Nigerian town, Ben and Obembe slip away to fish at a forbidden river. They continue unnoticed and carefree - until one day the prophecy of a madman changes the course of their lives forever.
The Fishermen at Arcola Theatre

Photo: Robert Day


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Arcola Theatre
Started: Monday 17 September 2018
Closed: Saturday 22 September 2018
Running time:1 hr 10 mins
Age suitability: Not available

Synopsis


In a small Nigerian town, Ben and Obembe slip away to fish at a forbidden river.


They continue unnoticed and carefree - until one day the prophecy of a madman changes the course of their lives forever.


Based on the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted novel by one of Africa's major new voices, Chigozie Obioma, this powerful allegory of brotherhood, vengeance and fate arrives in a new stage adaptation by award-winning playwright Gbolahan Obisesan.


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Theatre


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Postal address:
24 Ashwin Street
Dalston
London E8 3DL

Box office tel: 020 7503 1646

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Dates


Previews from:Monday 17 September 2018

Closes:Saturday 22 September 2018

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 8‑00pm

Tuesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 8‑00pm


Matinee:
Saturday - 3-30pm

Tickets


Standard:
£22, £20, £15

Cast


Michael Ajao

Valentine Olukoga


Creatives


Author: Gbolahan Obisesan, adapted from the award-winning book by Chigozie Obioma
Director: Jack McNamara
Designer: Amelia Jane Hankin
Lighting: Amy Mae
Sound: Adam McCready (Poetical Machines Ltd)
Production: New Perspectives in association with HOME

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