The Fishermen

12:15, 19 - 24 Aug

In a small Nigerian town Ben, Obembe and their two older brothers slip away to fish at a forbidden river. Unnoticed and carefree they continue until 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' critically acclaimed award-winning production of Chigozie Obioma's powerful allegory of brotherhood, vengeance and fate adapted by Gbolahan Obisesan, returns to the Fringe for six performances only. 'Something very special' (Guardian). 'A supreme piece of theatre' (Stage).