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Simply Soweto Encha – Old Joint Stock Theatre, Birmingham

Reviewer: Nicole Evans “Nelson Mandela has fought for social justice for 67 years. We’re asking you to start with 67 minutes”. This is the Mandela Day campaign message and to mark the day this year, and performing as part of the Birmingham Fest at The Old Joint Stock, Simply Soweto Encha are offering 67 minutes of good sounds as their ...

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Edinburgh Fringe: Woza Albert! – Assembly Hall

Writers: Percy Mtwa, Mbongeni Ngema and Barney Simon Director: Prince Lamla Reviewer: Deborah Klayman [rating:4] More than 30 years after it was written and 18 years after the policy of Apartheid officially ended in South Africa, the well-known political satire Woza Albert! somehow remains as funny and as relevant as ever. Addressing social inequality and the subjugation of one race ...

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The Mandela Trilogy – Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Director: Michael Williams Music: Alan Stephenson, Mike Campbell &Peter Louis van Dijk Book &Lyrics: Michael Williams Reviewer: Emily Pearce [Rating:4] The Mandela Trilogy is a three act new opera, written specifically for the South African company Cape Town Opera, with each part highlighting specific moments in Nelson Mandela’s life and interspersed with almost-narration from Mandela reflecting on his imprisonment. Each ...

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