The Overwhelming

National Theatre and Out of Joint production

A chilling new thriller direct from the National
Theatre. 1994, when a struggling American academic and his family arrive in beautiful, tiny Rwanda they find themselves out of their depth.
Jack makes enemies when he investigates
a mysterious disappearance. His teenage
son gets into trouble in Kigalis nightclubs. And his ambitious new wife goes on a sight-seeing trip that not even her Detroit childhood can prepare her for.
Then Jack discovers the lists ¦ A gripping story of a country on the brink of genocide.
Post show discussion on Tuesday 3rd October with the Director, Max Stafford-Clark.
Outstanding. Entertaining, the best new play Ive seen this year
Powerful, immaculate and engrossing
Max Stafford-Clarks fluid, fast-moving and superbly performed production grips like an old fashioned thriller.