29th July 'AND CROCODILES ARE HUNGRY AT NIGHT' adapted from the memoir by Jack Mapanje | Stratford on Avon | 28 Jun 2012 | Amnesty International UK

29th July 'AND CROCODILES ARE HUNGRY AT NIGHT' adapted from the memoir by Jack Mapanje

We are hugely excited and proud to announce the UK Premiere on 29th July at the Poetry for Amnesty event of 'AND CROCODILES ARE HUNGRY AT NIGHT' adapted from the memoir by Jack Mapanje by the incredible Bilimankhwe Arts  presented in collaboration with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.

Malawian poet, Jack Mapanje, reads from his work and is joined by stage and screen actor, Jane Lapotaire who will read poems related to the Amnesty themes of freedom and social justice. The event is part of the Stratford on Avon Poetry Festival.

Bilimankhwe Arts are a UK and Malawi based theatre company who have worked with Jack Mapanje, they are an organisation dedicated to promoting artistic collaborations between world cultures.Their production of And Crocodiles Are Hungry At Night will be given its UK premiere as part of this evening's event.

Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hall, The Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street. 7.00pm.

Tickets: £15.00. Bar available. 24-Hour Ticket Hotline (01789) 294911 also available from The Shakespeare Bookshop (now relocated to the Birthplace gift shop) in Henley Street.

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