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Inua Ellams

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Fri 2 October 2020

8pm BST

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The multi award-winning poet and playwright behind The Barber Shop ChroniclesAn Evening with an Immigrant and The Half God of Rainfall performs work from his highly anticipated new collection, The Actual. Described as ‘a symphony of personal and political fury’ and bringing together classical myth, vernacular dialect and dark humour, the poems confront the foolish machismo of hero culture from Perseus to Trump, from Batman to Boko Haram. Through the thick gauze of history, these breathtaking poems look the world square in the face and ask, “What the actual-?”. Don’t miss your chance to see one of our most dynamic voices at the height of his powers.

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Inua Ellams

Friday 2 Oct 2020 8pm BST

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