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 Trafalgar Studios

Photo by Pamela Raith


Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Trafalgar Studios
Starts: Tuesday 3 September 2019
Closes: Saturday 12 October 2019
Running time:1 hr 10 mins
Age suitability: 12+

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Synopsis


Ben and Obembe slip away to fish at a forbidden river along with their two older brothers.


Risking the wrath of their father, who expects great things of them all, they continue unnoticed and carefree until one day the prophecy of a madman changes the course of their lives


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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Box office tel: 0844 871 7632

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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 3 September 2019

Press night:Thursday 5 September 2019

Closes:Saturday 12 October 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 7‑45pm

Tuesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Wednesday ‑ 7‑45pm

Thursday ‑ 7‑45pm

Friday ‑ 7‑45pm

Saturday ‑ 7‑45pm


Matinee:

Thursday - 3-00pm

Saturday - 3-00pm


Tickets


Standard:
£20 to £30

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Cast


To be confirmed

Creatives


Author: Chigozie Obioma, adapted by Gbolahan Obisesan
Director: Jack McNamara
Designer: Amelia Jane Hankin
Production: New Perspectives

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