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New Perspectives Theatre in association with HOME presents

The Fishermen

By Chigozie Obioma, adapted for the stage by Gbolahan Obisesan and directed by Jack McNamara.

In a small Nigerian town, Ben and Obembe, along with their two older brothers, slip away to fish at a forbidden river. Unnoticed and carefree, they continue 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, New Perspectives, in association with HOME, presents this powerful allegory of brotherhood, vengeance and fate in a new adaptation by award-winning playwright Gbolahan Obisesan.

“Impressively slick adaptation” – Time Out on New Perspectives’ The Boss of It All