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Mugabe, My Dad and Me

15 March 2022 to 19 March 2022

Mugabe, My Dad and Me
Mugabe, My Dad and Me

About Mugabe, My Dad and Me

A co-production by English Touring Theatre, Brixton House & York Theatre Royal in association with Alison Holder

Something strange happens when the past comes crashing into you, right in the present.

April 1980. The British colony of Rhodesia becomes the independent nation of Zimbabwe. A born free, Tonderai Munyevu is part of the hopeful next generation from a country with a new leader, Robert Mugabe.

Mugabe, My Dad & Me charts the rise and fall of one of the most controversial politicians of the 20th century through the personal story of Tonderai’s family.

Age guidance: 14+

Duration: No interval

Venue: BT Studio

Dates & times

Tuesday 15 March at 7.30pm
Wednesday 16 March at 7.30pm
Thursday 17 March at 7.30pm (Post-show talk)
Friday 18 March at 7.30pm
Saturday 19 March at 7.30pm

Good to know

Oxford Playhouse would like to reassure audiences of their safety when visiting the Burton Taylor Studio. They continue to follow the safety and hygiene measures recommended by the government, including specific advice for performing arts venues.

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All performances at Oxford Playhouse are now being sold to full capacity seating, in line with government and UK Theatre guidance. They recognise that some audience members may still feel uncomfortable attending a show at full capacity. Where possible, Oxford Playhouse will work with visiting producers to accommodate some socially distanced performances.


15 March 2022
19 March 2022
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