Sunday, July 14

Tag: My Father’s Fable

My Father’s Fable – Bush Theatre
London

My Father’s Fable – Bush Theatre

Faith Omole' first produced play is a real cracker. It tells the story of Peace, a young black woman of Nigerian descent, who is living with her partner Roy, a mixed heritage man, in their comfortable middle-class home in England. Their lives are disrupted when Bolu, Peace’s half-brother from Nigeria of whom she was not previously aware, contacts her via social media and comes to England to stay with them. The domestic situation is further complicated by the fact that Peace's mother, Favour, also arrives, ostensibly ill and needing to be looked after. The play then becomes a fascinating psychological thriller as the four characters interact.   Mysteries and suspicions abound.  Who actually is Bolu? And why did he come to the UK at this time? ...