The Epic Adventure of Nhamo the Manyika Warrior and His Sexy Wife Chipo
Thu 1 Aug 2013 – Sat 24 Aug 2013
by Denton Chikura
Presented by Tiata Fahodzi in association with Tricycle Theatre
★★★★★ ‘Absolutely hilarious. A total joy’
★★★★ ‘Very funny’
★★★★ ‘A miniature epic and at the same time an outrageous romp…
Noisy, silly and undeniably great fun’
★★★★ ‘Pure fun’
★★★★ ‘A delight from start to finish’
‘Hilariously mad… wonderfully sharp’
‘Nhamo you are a legend of African Folklore! Hollywood awaits!’
With just 24 hours to create the ultimate African fable, the superstar cast is missing a hero.
Suddenly, a dashing goatherd appears on the horizon… Nhamo. Is he The One?
Storytelling is turned on its head in this Zimbabwean comedy of epic…epicness!
Tiata Fahodzi – Theatre of the Emancipated – has become the leading British African Theatre company and creates world-class theatre reflecting the cultural experiences of Africans. This is the first production to be directed by Lucian Msamati in his role of Artistic Director and Denton Chikura’s writing debut.
Lucian Msamati (The Nr 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, Game of Thrones) directs a superb company which includes Tanya Fear (Kick-Ass 2), Don Gilet (EastEnders, Babyfather), Nyasha Hatendi (The Ghost, ‘Tis a Pity She’s a Whore) and Ery Nzaramba (The Bacchae, The Snow Queen) as Nhamo.
Creatives include Ben Stones (Designer), Paul Keogan (Lighting Designer) and Helen Skiera (Composer and Sound Designer).