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0120200921

Biyi Bandele dramatises Chinua Achebe’s classic tale about the rise and fall of Okonkwo, a powerful Igbo clan leader.

When a neighbouring clan commits an offence against Umuofia; to avoid war, the offending clan gives Umuofia a young boy, Ikemefuna who is entrusted to Okonkwo.

OKONKWO.....Okezie Morro
IKEMEFUNA/ UZOWULU.....Clinton Liberty
CHINYERE....Grace Cookey-Gam
EKWEFI/ EZINMA.....Marilyn Nnadebe
OBIERIKA.....Cyril Nri
ODUKWE/ EZEUGU.....Richard Pepple

Directed by Nadia Molinari
Original Music by Tayo Akinbode
Sound design by Sharon Hughes

Okonkwo looks after a young man given to Umuofia as a peace offering from another clan.

Chinua Achebe\u2019s, powerful tale of an Igbo community under colonial rule.

0120200921Biyi Bandele dramatises Chinua Achebe’s classic tale about the rise and fall of Okonkwo, a powerful Igbo clan leader.

When a neighbouring clan commits an offence against Umuofia; to avoid war, the offending clan gives Umuofia a young boy, Ikemefuna who is entrusted to Okonkwo.

OKONKWO....Okezie Morro
IKEMEFUNA/ UZOWULU....Clinton Liberty
CHINYERE....Grace Cookey-Gam
EKWEFI/ EZINMA....Marilyn Nnadebe
OBIERIKA....Cyril Nri
ODUKWE/ EZEUGU....Richard Pepple

Directed by Nadia Molinari
Original Music by Tayo Akinbode
Sound design by Sharon Hughes

Chinua Achebe's classic novel dramatised by Biyi Bandele.

0220200922

Biyi Bandele dramatises Chinua Achebe’s classic tale set in 1890's about the rise and fall of Okonkwo a powerful Igbo clan leader.

Having lived with Okonkwo for three years, Ikemefuna is treated like a son until the day that the Oracle of the Hills and Caves pronounces a different fate for him.

OBIERIKA.....Cyril Nri
OKONKWO.....Okezie Morro
IKEMEFUNA.....Clinton Liberty
CHINYERE.....Grace Cookey-Gam

Directed by Nadia Molinari
Original Music by Tayo Akinbode
Sound Design by Sharon Hughes

A proclamation from the Oracle about Ikemefuna, forces Okonkwo to make a difficult choice

Chinua Achebe\u2019s, powerful tale of an Igbo community under colonial rule.

0220200922Biyi Bandele dramatises Chinua Achebe’s classic tale set in 1890's about the rise and fall of Okonkwo a powerful Igbo clan leader.

Having lived with Okonkwo for three years, Ikemefuna is treated like a son until the day that the Oracle of the Hills and Caves pronounces a different fate for him.

OBIERIKA....Cyril Nri
OKONKWO....Okezie Morro
IKEMEFUNA....Clinton Liberty
CHINYERE....Grace Cookey-Gam

Directed by Nadia Molinari
Original Music by Tayo Akinbode
Sound Design by Sharon Hughes

Chinua Achebe's classic tale about the rise and fall of Okonkwo dramatised by Biyi Bandele

Chinua Achebe's classic novel dramatised by Biyi Bandele.

0320200923

Chinua Achebe's classic tale about the rise and fall of Okonkwo dramatised by Biyi Bandele

At the funeral of the great warrior Ogbuefi Ezeudu, Okonkwo accidentally commits a crime against the Earth Goddess and is forced to flee.

OBIERIKA.....Cyril Nri
OKONKWO.....Okezie Morro
NWOYE/ ONE-HANDED SPIRIT....Michael Ajao

Directed by Nadia Molinari
Original Music by Tayo Akinbode
Sound design by Sharon Hughes

Okonkwo accidentally commits a crime against the Earth Goddess and is forced to flee.

Chinua Achebe\u2019s, powerful tale of an Igbo community under colonial rule.

0320200923Chinua Achebe's classic tale about the rise and fall of Okonkwo dramatised by Biyi Bandele

At the funeral of the great warrior Ogbuefi Ezeudu, Okonkwo accidentally commits a crime against the Earth Goddess and is forced to flee.

OBIERIKA....Cyril Nri
OKONKWO....Okezie Morro
NWOYE/ ONE-HANDED SPIRIT....Michael Ajao

Directed by Nadia Molinari
Original Music by Tayo Akinbode
Sound design by Sharon Hughes

Chinua Achebe's classic novel dramatised by Biyi Bandele.

0420200924

Chinua Achebe's classic tale following the rise and fall of a powerful Igbo clan leader Okonkwo is dramatised by Biyi Bandele.

When Christian missionaries arrive and proclaim that the Igbo Gods are false, Okonkwo is angered but his son Nwoye has a different view.

OBIERIKA.....Cyril Nri
REV BROWN.....Andonis Anthony
NWOYE .....Michael Ajao
MR KIAGA/ ENOCH.....Sule Rimi
OKONKWO.....Okezie Morro

Directed by Nadia Molinari
Original Music by Tayo Akinbode
Sound design by Sharon Hughes

The arrival of Christian missionaries causes division between Okonkwo and his son Nwoye.

Chinua Achebe\u2019s, powerful tale of an Igbo community under colonial rule.

0420200924Chinua Achebe's classic tale following the rise and fall of a powerful Igbo clan leader Okonkwo is dramatised by Biyi Bandele.

When Christian missionaries arrive and proclaim that the Igbo Gods are false, Okonkwo is angered but his son Nwoye has a different view.

OBIERIKA....Cyril Nri
REV BROWN....Andonis Anthony
NWOYE....Michael Ajao
MR KIAGA/ ENOCH....Sule Rimi
OKONKWO....Okezie Morro

Directed by Nadia Molinari
Original Music by Tayo Akinbode
Sound design by Sharon Hughes

Chinua Achebe's powerful tale of the rise and fall of Okonkwo dramatised by Biyi Bandele

Chinua Achebe's classic novel dramatised by Biyi Bandele.

0520200925

The tragic concluding episode of Chinua Achebe’s classic novel about the rise and fall of Okonkwo dramatised by Biyi Bandele.

As the Christian Missionaries and the British Colonial Officers take ever stronger control over Umuofia will Okonkwo be able to persuade his fellow clan members to fight for their independence?

OKONKWO.....Okezie Morro
OBIERIKA.....Cyril Nri
AJOFIA / HEAD MESSENGER.....Sule Rimi
REV BROWN/ DISTRICT COMMISSIONER.....Andonis Anthony
NWOYE / INTERPRETER.....Michael Ajao
EKWUEME.....Richard Pepple

Directed by Nadia Molinari
Original Music by Tayo Akinbode
Sound Design by Sharon Hughes

Will Okonkwo be able to persuade his fellow clan members to fight for their independence?

Chinua Achebe\u2019s, powerful tale of an Igbo community under colonial rule.

0520200925The tragic concluding episode of Chinua Achebe’s classic novel about the rise and fall of Okonkwo dramatised by Biyi Bandele.

As the Christian Missionaries and the British Colonial Officers take ever stronger control over Umuofia will Okonkwo be able to persuade his fellow clan members to fight for their independence?

OKONKWO....Okezie Morro
OBIERIKA....Cyril Nri
AJOFIA / HEAD MESSENGER....Sule Rimi
REV BROWN/ DISTRICT COMMISSIONER....Andonis Anthony
NWOYE / INTERPRETER....Michael Ajao
EKWUEME....Richard Pepple

Directed by Nadia Molinari
Original Music by Tayo Akinbode
Sound Design by Sharon Hughes

Chinua Achebe's classic tale of the rise and fall of Okonkwo, dramatised by Biyi Bandele.

Chinua Achebe's classic novel dramatised by Biyi Bandele.