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Hoard

Full-Length Play, Comedy  /  4f, 1m

Rafi and Ami’s younger sister, Bili, is coming round for dinner — and for the first time, she’s bringing her boyfriend, Brian. But then, without any warning, their mother Wura arrives. The evening takes a turn that throws up old and new questions, not least: Why doesn’t Wura know that Brian even exists?

Hoard is the story of one close-knit Nigerian family and old hurts that resurface over the course of one evening.

  • Cast Size
    Cast Size
    4f, 1m
  • Audience
    Target Audience
    Appropriate for all audiences
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  • Minimum Fee: £55 per performance plus VAT when applicable.

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Rafi and Ami’s younger sister, Bili, is coming round for dinner — and for the first time, she’s bringing her boyfriend, Brian. But then, without any warning, their mother Wura arrives. The evening takes a turn that throws up old and new questions, not least: Why doesn’t Wura know that Brian even exists?

Hoard is the story of one close-knit Nigerian family and old hurts that resurface over the course of one evening.
Cast Attributes
  • Role(s) for Black Actor(s)
  • Time Period Contemporary, Present Day
  • Features Contemporary Costumes / Street Clothes

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Bim Adewunmi

Bim Adewunmi is a producer with This American Life. She is a multimedia journalist whose work has appeared in publications such as the Guardian, BuzzFeed News, Vogue, and on Netflix. Her work was included in the Best American Magazine Writing 2018. She was born in east London ...
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