About the Show/Event
Information for The Fisherman at Arcola, Inner London (Play). In a small Nigerian town, Ben and Obembe slip away to fish at a forbidden river. They continue unnoticed and carefree - 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, Chigozie Obioma, this powerful allegory of brotherhood, vengeance and fate arrives in a new stage adaptation by award-winning playwright Gbolahan Obisesan.
Approximate runtime 70minutes (including any interval).
Performers Michael Ajao, Valentine Olukoga.
Author Gbolahan Obisesan. Producer New Perspectives (in association with HOM|E|). Director Jack McNamara. Adapted by Gbolahan Obisesan. Design Amelia Jane Hankin. Lighting Amy Mae. Sound Adam McCready (Poetical Machines Ltd). Other Robert Day (Photography).