Thursday, 21 June 2012

Little Lagos in London. Come and join the discussion at Theatre Local Peckham-London

Little Lagos in London. Come and join the discussion at Theatre Local

As part of Theatre Local 2012 we have programmed a series of FREE panel discussions to take place in the Bussey Building in Peckham during the summer. We thought you might be interested in the first of these discussions Little Lagos in London.

Little Lagos in London

Thursday 21 June, 6.15pm

Join our host BBC journalist Nkem Fijian and an invited panel of writers, academics, actors and activists as they discuss the London Nigerian community.

Panel includes

Bola Agbaje, Playwright (Belong)

Kayode Ogundamisi, journalist, Convener of the Nigeria Liberty Forum, UK

Dr Osita Okagbue, Professor at Goldsmiths University
Ade Solanke, Playwright and Academic

Alice Ukoko, Women of Africa, Human Rights campaigner

FREE! No need to book, just turn up at Theatre Local, The Bussey Building/CLF Art Cafe, 133 Rye Lane, SE15 4ST and join in the debate.

The Bussey Building is opposite Peckham Rye Station
Running time approx 40 minutes

For more deatils on the other talks at Theatre Local visit our website here



Come and see British-Nigerian, Bola Agbaje's new play
Belong at Theatre Local
Until 23 June

Pay-what-you-like on the door on day of performance

Election lost, speeches made and controversy stirred, Kayode - a British MP and self-made man - is hiding. Escaping the political heat in London he flees to Nigeria. But once there, he gets caught up in a whole new power game.

Former Peckham resident, Bola Agbaje's satirical new play questions our notion of home.

**** 'funny, honest and bitingly dark' Times
Indhu Rubasingham directs the 7-strong cast Noma Dumezweni, Jocelyn Jee Esien, Lucian Msamati, Pamela Nomvete, Itoya Osagiede, Richard Pepple and Ashley Zhangazha.

Belong is a Royal Court and Tiata Fahodzi co-production.

Watch the Trailer
Pay-what-you-like on the door on day of performance
Tickets in advance £10 (£8 concs)
BOOK ONLINE | 020 7565 5000

Theatre Local, The Bussey Building/CLF Art Cafe, 133 Rye Lane, SE15 4ST.
The Bussey Building is opposite Peckham Rye Station