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After Independence

Arcola Theatre, London (****)

© Richard Lakos, Peter Guinness (Guy)

© Richard Lakos, Peter Guinness (Guy)

If May Sumbwanyambe’s terrific debut and Papatango new playwriting prize-winner is anything to go by, the future is not looking good for Zimbabwe. Coupled with Mongiwekhaya’s post-apartheid I See You at the Royal Court earlier this year, the prospect racially for southern Africa doesn’t bode well. The scars of colonialism and freedom battles run too deep, the blood shed too great. Continue reading