Dembe and Sam have been seeing each other for a while. They should be wondering where this is going and when to introduce each other to their families.
But they’re gay and this is Uganda. The consequences of their relationship being discovered will be explosive. Especially for Dembe, whose brother goes into the pulpit each week to denounce the evils of one man loving another.
Winner of a Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting in 2013 and first premiered at the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, in April 2015 to critical acclaim.
An Orange Tree Theatre and Royal Exchange Theatre co-production
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“Deals with the material with delicacy and intelligence... a meaty, believable storyline with some beautifully drawn characters. ”
“Powerful drama... Clear-eyed horror and compassion... A scorching, sweat-drenched intensity. ”