Nottingham Lakeside Arts: The Fisherman

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.

Thursday 4 October – Friday 5 October, 7.30pm.

Djanogly Theatre, Nottingham Lakeside Arts.

£16 per ticket (£14 concessions, £11 restricted,  £8 for under 26’s).

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