Award-winning theatre direct from the West End.
In a small Nigerian town Ben, Obeme and their two older brothers slip away to fish at a forbidden river. Unnoticed and carefree they continue until 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, this critically-acclaimed award-winning production of Chigozie Obioma’s powerful allegory of brotherhood, vengeance and fate arrives in Canterbury direct from the West End.
Arts Council England
Learn more about this play with a talk from members of the company. No need to book, just stay in your seats after the performance.