lya-lle

It’s 1989 in Lagos. Political hysteria and social change are sweeping Nigeria. Chief Adeyemi’s wife Toyin is turning 40 and, behind the mansion walls, the household is preparing for her party. But there are other distractions. Their troublesome sons, returning from college, are more interested in seduction and starting revolutions than their parents’ disintegrating marriage. […]

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the golden hour

A tiata fahodzi and Almeida Co-presentation. tiata fahodzi returned to the Almeida’s Summer Festival following the huge success of tiata delights 08. Performance readings 29 – 31 july 2009, Almeida Summer Festival Adrian, British-Zimbabwean, is a triage nurse in a London hospital. Suddenly he finds himself drawn into a drama of ethics and loyalty when he encounters an […]

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concert of african music

This two-hour extravaganza featured music from Uganda, Nigeria and Sierra Leone. It took place at the Almeida Theatre on Saturday 1 August 2009. featured artists The Ganda Boys (BBC’s Moses Jones) with Craig Pruess (whose music enhances major feature films such as Bend it Like Beckham and Bride and Prejudice) British-Nigerian rap vocalist BREIS with […]

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tiata delights 2008

A festival of play writing and music at the Almeida Theatre as part of the Almeida Summer Festival 2008. the line-up: in time by Bola Agbaje (Nigeria) Two young lovers are forcibly separated, Years later their children from subsequent marriages meet. And fall in love. Will pain and hatred from the past stalk a new generation? […]

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booked!

Using mime, storytelling, music and comedy to accentuate the rich heritage of West African theatre tradition booked! fused stylistic and naturalistic forms to convey the hilarious and witty observations surrounding the day to day encounters of a young group of West African newcomers to the British Isles.

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