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Chigger Foot Boys
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written by Patricia Cumper, 1954- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2017, originally published 2017), 57 page(s)
Love, duty, death and dominoes make for an intoxicating cocktail in Chigger Foot Boys. Based on true events in the lives of Jamaicans who fought in World War One and set amid the banter in a rum bar near Kingston Harbour, four young men tell their stories of death and glory as the end of the British Empire looms.
written by Patricia Cumper, 1954- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2017, originally published 2017), 57 page(s)
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New Nigerians
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written by Oladipo Agboluaje, 1968- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2017, originally published 2017), 63 page(s)
‘You cannot make dodo without frying plantain’, as Greatness Ogholi discovers while he prepares his Peoples’ Revolutionary Party to contest the presidential election. With so many temptations and competing interests standing in his way, can he gain power without losing his integrity? New Nigerians is a polit...
written by Oladipo Agboluaje, 1968- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2017, originally published 2017), 63 page(s)
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Immune
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written by Oladipo Agboluaje, 1968- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2015, originally published 2015), 80 page(s)
An ordinary school day.

But today, there is no going home.

When the rest of the world has forgotten your existence, where do you run when the Apocalypse looms? The dock? The navy base? Or do you just sit tight and ride the whole thing out?

In a city overcome with death, we are finally forced to start living.

As a...

written by Oladipo Agboluaje, 1968- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2015, originally published 2015), 80 page(s)
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The Spalding Suite
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written by Inua Ellams, 1984- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2015, originally published 2015), 56 page(s)
When we were young, we worshipped stars, gleaming long-limbed gods framed in the act of impossible flight. For a time we tried to follow, to carve out our own piece of sky with a butter-smooth arc of an arm and a Spalding ball glued to the fingertips… Seen from a British perspective, The Spalding Suite gets to t...
written by Inua Ellams, 1984- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2015, originally published 2015), 56 page(s)
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Obama-ology
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written by Aurin Squire, fl. 2007 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2014, originally published 2014), 90 page(s)
I am black enough to get stopped by the police, and I’m sure as hell black enough to work on a campaign for the first African American who has a chance at being the leader of the free world. When African-American college graduate Warren takes a job with the 2008 Obama campaign, he’s fired up and ready to go €..
written by Aurin Squire, fl. 2007 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2014, originally published 2014), 90 page(s)
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Gutted
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written by Rikki Beadle-Blair, 1961- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 111 page(s)
Set on the council estates of South East London, GUTTED is a story about love, family and sordid secrets told through the eyes of four brothers. When the eldest brother comes out of rehab he embarks on a truth-telling mission that triggers an unstoppable family meltdown. In an explosive 24 hours, years of denial...
written by Rikki Beadle-Blair, 1961- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 111 page(s)
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Cape
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written by Inua Ellams, 1984- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 47 page(s)
PROTECT YOUR LOVED ONES, WHATEVER THE COST.
It’s a simple idea, really.

1. Wear a uniform
2. Protect who you love, what you care about
3. Let nothing get in your way

Someone mugged Bruce’s mum and he is not having it. The shock is still visible in her trembling fingers, rippling out across the calm waters of the...

written by Inua Ellams, 1984- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 47 page(s)
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Detroit '67
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written by Dominique Morisseau, 1978- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 92 page(s)
It’s 1967 in Detroit. Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. But when a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than the family business. As their pentup feelin...
written by Dominique Morisseau, 1978- (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 92 page(s)
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ZHE: [noun] Undefined
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written by Chuck Mike, fl. 2010, Antonia Kemi Coker, fl. 2002 and Tonderai Munyevu, fl. 2010 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 92 page(s)
From childhood to adulthood and across continents, this poignant and honest piece of theatre follows the lives of two British Africans living at the crossroads of culture, nationality, gender and sexuality. Humorous yet haunting, this story is told by the characters whose lives are healed and celebrated through th...
written by Chuck Mike, fl. 2010, Antonia Kemi Coker, fl. 2002 and Tonderai Munyevu, fl. 2010 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 92 page(s)
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Crowning Glory
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written by Somalia Seaton, fl. 2013 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 81 page(s)
‘In a world saturated with images of unrealistic and unobtainable beauty, how do women see themselves?’

Crowning Glory is a new play that explores some of the ways in which mainstream Western definitions of beauty in today’s world affects the way women see themselves.

It challenges us to question our own personal...

written by Somalia Seaton, fl. 2013 (London, England: Oberon Books, 2013, originally published 2013), 81 page(s)
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