Banished - Mugabe Of Zimbabwe

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FP20101217

By Andrew Whaley.

It is 2000, and Aurelia, studying in London, returns home to Zimbabwe following her father's death.

Years before he had worked with Robert Mugabe, and now Aurelia learns that the President is to attend the funeral.

Their meeting is the start of a dark and frightening journey.

Aurelia...Tariro Foote

Ignatius...

Danny Sapani

Mother...Adjoa Andoh

Ratidzo..

Gbemisola Ikumelo

Robert Mugabe...Lucian Msamati

Ruth..

Pamela Nomvete

Paradzai...Jude Akuwudike

With Ben Onwukwe, Lloyd Thomas, Michael Shelford

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

Andrew Whaley's most recent play 'Great Escape' (broadcast on Radio 3 in 2009) is, like his earlier play 'The Rise and Shine of Comrade Fiasco', an analysis of his native Zimbabwe.

A young woman's journey into the heart of Zimbabwe.

FP20101217

By Andrew Whaley.

It is 2000, and Aurelia, studying in London, returns home to Zimbabwe following her father's death.

Years before he had worked with Robert Mugabe, and now Aurelia learns that the President is to attend the funeral.

Their meeting is the start of a dark and frightening journey.

Aurelia...Tariro Foote

Ignatius...

Danny Sapani

Mother...Adjoa Andoh

Ratidzo..

Gbemisola Ikumelo

Robert Mugabe...Lucian Msamati

Ruth..

Pamela Nomvete

Paradzai...Jude Akuwudike

With Ben Onwukwe, Lloyd Thomas, Michael Shelford

Directed by Jeremy Mortimer

Andrew Whaley's most recent play 'Great Escape' (broadcast on Radio 3 in 2009) is, like his earlier play 'The Rise and Shine of Comrade Fiasco', an analysis of his native Zimbabwe.

A young woman's journey into the heart of Zimbabwe.