"Fly Home Butterfly" by Tife Kusoro dir. Abigail Sewell
WEDNESDAY 19TH JUNE
"The Ditch" Rivington Room, Doors: 7pm
Tickets: £5 Concession, £8 Standard
Laide came to the UK to find a better life for her daughter. She works back-breaking jobs to make ends meet for Dele's private school education. Dele tries to be academically excellent; a 'good' one. When Dele receives an offer to study at the University of Oxford, she is suddenly forced to question what it costs to belong and whether this price is worth it.
Tife Kusoro is a Nigerian-British emerging writer and actor who has recently completed undergraduate study in English Literature at the University of Leeds. Her writing for theatre has been shortlisted for the Alfred Fagon award, longlisted for the Theatre503 playwriting award and shortlisted for the BBC Drama Room. She is also a member of The Writing Squad, a development programme for young writers in the North of England, and was one of the 2019 Catalyst playwrights at The North Wall Arts Centre. Tife was a member of Talawa Theatre company’s TYPT:18 company, where she was a deviser/performer on sell-out show Run It Back. Apart from making work for theatre, Tife also writes poetry and prose fiction.