15th September 2018
In a small Nigerian town, Ben and Obembe, along with their two older brothers, slip away to fish at a forbidden river. Unnoticed and carefree, they continue 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, New Perspectives, in association with HOME, presents this powerful allegory of brotherhood, vengeance and fate in a new adaptation by award-winning playwright GbolahanObisesan.
“It really packs a punch” The Stage on Harvest
“Supremely stylish” The Times on Darkness Darkness
“Gripping from start to finish” Derby Telegraph on Playland
Approx 70 minutes with no interval – a Q&A session follows the performance