The Women of Llanrumney
Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781839043468Publication Date:
23 May 2024
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook, 80 pages ISBN: 9781788508001Publication Date:
23 May 2024
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
First Staged:
Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, 2024

The Women of Llanrumney

By Azuka Oforka

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On Stage at:
Sherman Theatre, Cardiff
From Thu 16 May 2024 to Sat 1 Jun 2024

Llanrumney plantation. Saint Mary Parish, Jamaica. 1765.

Annie and Cerys are enslaved by the Morgan family from Wales. When Elizabeth Morgan is faced with the loss of her plantation, the slaves' future hangs in the balance.

With a storm of rebellion brewing, Annie does everything she can to secure her future. But sooner or later she will have to face up to the horror and trauma all around her, including her own.

Azuka Oforka's play The Women of Llanrumney is a powerful, searing drama that explores the impact of slavery and the lives of women who experienced it – those who benefitted from it, those who were brutalised by it and those who fought to destroy it. It premiered at Sherman Theatre, Cardiff, in 2024, directed by Patricia Logue.

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'Blistering... conceptually brilliant, with complex characters and a fearless cast... a remarkable examination of women under colonialism... searing... unambiguously contemporary... Oforka is an urgent and important voice in Welsh theatre'

Guardian

'Searing, subtle, nuanced, illuminating, funny, and, above all, thought-provoking'

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Paperback,80 pages ISBN: 9781839043468Publication Date:
23 May 2024
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
Ebook,80 pages ISBN: 9781788508001Publication Date:
23 May 2024
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
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