They Drink it in the Congo

They Drink it in the Congo

Venue: 
Almeida Theatre
Location: 
Fringe

Adam Brace’s second full length play following his collaboration with Michael Longhurst on Stovepipe.

They Drink it in the Congo Synopsis: 

What can we do for the worst thing in the world? The Congo. Home to the deadliest conflict since World War II. London. Home to a festival to raise awareness of the Congo. (That is, if Stef can get the festival off the ground.)

By: 
Adam Brace
Producer: 
Almeida Theatre
Director: 
Michael Longhurst
Lighting: 
Jack Knowles
Sound: 
Giles Thomas
Design: 
Jon Bauser
Choreography: 
Diane Alison-Mitchell
Cast list: 
Fiona Button, Kirsty Besterman, Richie Campbell, Sidney Cole, Tosin Cole, Roger Evans, Richard Goulding, Joan Iyiola, Anna-Maria Nabirye, Pamela Nomvete, Richard Pepple and Sule Rimi
Other info: 
Composition and musical direction by Michael Henry
They Drink it in the Congo Schedule
Previews from: 
Friday, 12 August, 2016
Opening date: 
Tuesday, 23 August, 2016
Available from: 
Monday, 26 September, 2016
Booking to: 
Saturday, 1 October, 2016
Closes: 
Saturday, 1 October, 2016
MatineeEvening
Monday-7.30pm
Tuesday-7.30pm
Wednesday2.30pm(from24aug)7.30pm
Thursday-7.30pm
Friday-7.30pm
Saturday2.30pm(from24aug)7.30pm
Sunday--
Address:
Almeida Street, Islington, London, N1 1TA
Venue Box Office:
020 7359 4404
Nearest tube:
Angel or Highbury & Islington

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Our Review

We could certainly do with having our awareness raised of the horrifying civil war that has long been waging in the Congo. The closest most of us have come to it in the theatre is in The Book of Mormon, where a couple of young missionaries find themselves despatched to Africa. There they find the locals declaring, "eighty... Read more

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