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An Evening with an Immigrant

Black Theatre Live





Showing at

The Green Room

Thursday 9 March 8.00pm
[Please note seating for this event is unreserved seating]

Written and performed by Inua Ellams

Born to a Muslim father and a Christian mother in what is now considered by many to be Boko Haram territory, in 1996 award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams left Nigeria for England aged 12.

Littered with poems, stories and anecdotes, Inua will tell his ridiculous, fantastic, poignant immigrant-story of escaping fundamentalist Islam, directing an arts festival at his college in Dublin, performing solo shows at the National Theatre, and drinking wine with the Queen of England, all the while without a country to belong to or place to call home.

“His writing is aromatic.  He can capture the smell of a place, the sense of a moment, as well as anyone.” Whatsonstage

Running Time: 90mins
Age Recommendation: 15+

BITESIZE drama is a great way to enjoy great new short plays with great food from The Little Angel Café. Your BITESIZE ticket covers the show, accompanying food and a drink of your choice (available from 1 hour prior to the show).

[PS: Just announced Inua Ellams next show, after touring An Evening with an Immigrant, will be at the National Theatre, London]

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Thursday 09 March 2017