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About the Show Less...

Bola Agbaje’s latest play is the tale of a British MP who flees to Nigeria and finds himself embroiled in a new power game. Read More >

Election lost, speeches made and controversy stirred; Kayode’s hiding. He’s not even answering the door to the cleaner, and Rita is not going to start getting out the Hoover in her designer heels. Escaping the political heat in London he flees to Nigeria; a British MP and a self-made man. Once there, he gets caught up in a whole new power game.

Bola Agbaje’s satirical new play Belong questions our notion of home.

Agbaje returns to the Royal Court, where her first play Gone Too Far received its world premiere, winning the Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in an Affiliate theatre.

Belong is the first play to be produced by Tiata Fahodzi under the theatre company’s new Artistic Director Lucian Msamati.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 26/04/2012

Opening Night: 02/05/2012

Closing Night: 26/05/2012

Running time: 1h30

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Cast & Creative


Lucian Msamati, Noma Dumezweni, Jocelyn Jee Esien, Pamela Nomvete, Itoya Osagiede, Richard Pepple, Ahsley Zhangazha


Director - Indhu Rubasingham

Producer - Royal Court and Tiata Fahodzi

Designer - Ben Stones

Lighting Designer - Malcolm Rippeth

Sound - David McSeveney

Author - Bola Agbaje

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