Oroonoko [dramatised By Biyi Bandele]

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Biyi Bandele's play about an enslaved African prince is based on the novella by Aphra Behn (1640-89), England's first professional woman writer.

Starring David Oyewolo.

Biyi Bandele's dramatisation of Aphra Benn's novel is a celebration of her humanist vision, a passionate love story and a bold, irreverent re-interpretation of a three hundred year old classic.

Oroonoko....David Oyelowo Princess Imoinda....Nadine Marshall Lady Onola....Anni Domingo Akogun....Ray Shell Chief Orombo....Wale Ojo Kabiyesi....Burt Caesar Aboan....Maynard Eziashi Otman....Ben Onwukwe Captain Stanmore....Rod Arthur Mr Byam....Martin Hyder Mr Trefry....Ian Masters Composer: Juwon Ogungbe Musicians: Nii Tagoe, Sam Maitl Director: Claire Grove