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VIDEO: A Season In The Congo

Catch the UK premiere of an epic retelling of the Congo’s turbulent first year of freedom
Posted: 02/08/2013 09:39 AM
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BAFTA AWARD-winning director Joe Wright (Anna Karenina, Atonement) directs Olivier Award-winner Chiwetel Ejiofor (Children of Men, Dirty Pretty Things) in the UK premiere of an epic retelling of the Congo’s turbulent first year of freedom.

Pulsing with music and bursting with dance A Season in the Congo at London’s Young Vic Theatre is a gripping drama charts the rise and fall of legendary leader Patrice Lumumba, whose passionate determination to free the Congolese people from Belgian rule inspired great courage and betrayal. It runs until 24 August – book now!

www.youngvic.org