Pigeons and Plantain

by Afia Nkrumah

Afia Nkrumah

We are very excited to share our new commission with you.

Pigeons and Plantain, written and directed by Afia Nkrumah, reimagines traditional West African myth and culture through the story of a troubled teenager and her extraordinary aunt.

It will be performed by the talented Judith Jacob whose numerous credits include Eastenders, Doctors, Holby City and Captain Philips.

It will be presented as a script-in-hand performance at Watford Museum on Saturday 2nd October at 4.45pm as part of the Watford Fringe Festival 2021. The performance will be followed by a Q&A that examines and celebrates Black women centred storytelling in Black History Month 2021.

TV and theatre writer and director Afia Nkrumah’s recent credits include Call The Midwife (BBC) and Coronation Street (ITV).

To book your tickets follow the link to the Watford Fringe website here.

“A wonderful premiere for the Watford Fringe” (The Dial Up Review, on our 2020 performance of How to Space by Anna Reynolds)

Creative Team

Writer & Director: Afia Nkrumah
Dramaturgy: Rosamunde Hutt
Performer: Judith Jacob