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Egusi Soup by Janice Okoh
  

Egusi Soup

RRP £9.99

Synopsis

Egusi Soup by Janice Okoh

As the Anyias, a British-Nigerian family, pack their suitcases and prepare to head home to Lagos for a memorial service in honor of the late Mr Anyia, they soon realize they will need to get rid of some excess baggage first. Egusi Soup is a fast, furious and funny new family drama about intergenerational and cross-cultural relationships.

Reviews

'a new work showcasing extraordinary writing... both sensitive and accurate in its portrayal of a modern British-Nigerian family... a triumph'


- publicreviews.com 'Okoh's play is punchy and funny, and generates much laughter of recognition


- The Stage 'genuine laugh-out-loud moments


- Whatsonstage.com


About the Author

JANICE OKOH won the Bruntwood Playwriting Competition, and was short-listed for the Verity Bargate Award and the Alfred Fagon Award for her play The Real House (Three Birds). Other recent work includes Top Brass (Theatre 503, 2010), radio plays Reunion (BBC Radio 4 Extra, 2011) and Carnival (BBC Radio 4, 2010).

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Book Info

Publication date

1st May 2012

Author

Janice Okoh

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Publisher

Nick Hern Books

Format

Paperback
88 pages

Categories

Plays, playscripts

ISBN

9781848422711

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