Five Years with the White Man
Ebook, 50 pages ISBN: 9781788506571Publication Date:
2 Feb 2023
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
First Staged:
VAULT Festival, London, 2023

Five Years with the White Man

By Eloka Obi and Saul Boyer

Ebook £4.99£3.99

A startling account of satirist ABC Merriman-Labor – the greatest Black Briton ever to have been forgotten – whose dreams of becoming the greatest writer of his generation lead him on a defiant journey from Sierra Leone to Edwardian London.

Eloka Obi and Saul Boyer's play Five Years with the White Man features a kaleidoscope of characters and was premiered at VAULT Festival, London, in 2023.

Also available in the volume Plays from VAULT 6.

Blog Post: Saul Boyer and Eloka Obi (amongst other writers in Plays from VAULT 6) on the inspiration for their play, and what VAULT Festival means to them. Read on>>

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'A journey into the "heart of whiteness", re-examining the forgotten story of August Boyle Chamberlayne Merriman-Labor, who wrote a delicious spoof of studies of Africa'


'Part bioplay and part metatheatrical meditation on how artistic creation can provide solace in times of grief... poses a potent question about the nature of bereavement... deftly worked and intensely touching... a delightful gem'

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Ebook,50 pages ISBN: 9781788506571Publication Date:
2 Feb 2023
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Eloka Obi:

Plays from VAULT 6

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Also by Saul Boyer:

Plays from VAULT 6

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