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Mugabe, My Dad & Me

Tonderai Munyevu was born in 1982 Zimbabwe, what they call the "born frees" - one of the generation born in the 1980s after independence. He tells us how the first cracks of prosperous Zimbabwe's decline began to appear in the 1990s, and how he emigrated with his mother to England, where he has since remained. How his father lost his job at the hands of a white man, and how this changed both their lives irrevocably, until his father's death prompted Tonderai to question his identity and what it means to return 'home'. Interspersing his dialogue with the audience are Robert Mugabe's speeches: ranging from the 1980s figure in a Savile Row suit to the bitter and derisive missives from the 1990s, up until 2017 when Mugabe was ousted by a political coup
Author Tonderai Munyevu

Archive :: production:T889657159, play:S726811707, venue:V1805148744

Special Performances

  • 3 Mar 22 Captioned
  • 5 Mar 22 Audio Described
  • 5 Mar 22 Sign Interpreted
  • 30 Mar 22 Sign Interpreted
  • 30 Mar 22 Sign Interpreted


VenueBrixton House
TownOuter London
CountyGreater London
From24th February 2022
To1st April 2022
When19:30. Wed Mats 13:30. Sat Mats 14:30
What is currently on at Brixton House (V1805148744)


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Company English Touring Theatre
Director John R Wilkinson
Design Nicolai Hart-Hansen
Lighting Alexandra Stafford
Sound Nigel Glasgow
Music Nigel Glasgow
Director Xolani Crabtree
Sound Nevison Kusolora (Sound No1 - Tour)
Performer Tonderai Munyevu (Tonderai)
Performer Millie Chapanda (Gwenyambira)
CORONAVIRUS: All venues in the UK were shut down on March 16, 2020, and the restrictions were finally lifted on July 19, 2021. It is important to mention that the UK Theatre Web archive listings (iUKTDb) from March 2020 to July 2021 might not be accurate due to the lack of information regarding rescheduled and cancelled shows.

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