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Iya-Ile : The First Wife

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Length: 114 pages1 hour

Summary

It's 1989 in Lagos. Political hysteria and social change are sweeping Nigeria. Chief Adeyemi's wife Toyin is turning 40 and, behind the mansion walls, the household is preparing for her party. But there are other distractions. Their troublesome sons, returning from college, are more interested in seduction and starting revolutions than their parents' disintegrating marriage. Meanwhile Helen, the ambitious house girl, is waiting for her chance...


Iya-Ile was in production at the Soho Theatre, London in Spring 2009.

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