A production of Chigozie Obioma’s Booker Prize-shortlisted novel The Fishermen, featuring David and Valentine Olukoga, the story of four brothers torn apart by a prophecy.
In a small Nigerian town, 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.
The play presents Chigozie Obioma’s powerful allegory of brotherhood, vengeance and fate.
Trafalgar Studio 2 – until October 12