Africker by Freddy Syborn at Hoxton Hall from 22 Mar


Africker, by Freddy Syborn, at the Hoxton Hall Theatre, in Islington, north London, from 22 to 27 March 2011

Directed by Kate O’Connor, cast includes Jessica Barker-Wren, Harriet Green, Jacob Lloyd, Tor Lupton, Jude Owusu, Tom Ross Williams , Lucy Wray.

In the nineteenth century, it took Europe less than a lifetime to colonise another continent. Today, can History make sense of the Scramble for Africa and the explorers, contractors, queens and killers it took to subjugate 110 million people? Or is History as mad as his characters? Songs, drag queens, murder – historical crimes have modern consequences...

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