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The wild things they did with those tees. Some held together by wooden pins. Some strung to wear just once. Some of long thin detachable sleeves...

A T-shirt is something most people have. It is a common denominator like a pair of blue jeans or a pair of Converse All Stars. From Fringe First winner Inua Ellams, comes a new story about two foster brothers building a global t-shirt brand. On their journey from a market in Nigeria to a sweatshop in China, Matthew and Muhammed discover the consequences of success. The play tackles capitalism and exploitation, as well as sectarianism and homophobia in modern day Nigeria.

Review
"Ellams' evocative writing conjures a Nigeria where myth and magic sit casually alongside everyday life." The Guardian


Cast : 1M (multiple characters)

Oberon Books UK | 978-1-84943-191-0 | Sales rights: Australia/NZ | PB

Author

INUA ELLAMS was born in Nigeria and is now based London. He is a poet and graphic artist, a writer with a style as influenced by classic literature as it is by hip hop. His debut play The 14th Tale won an Edinburgh Fringe First Award in 2009, and ran at the National Theatre in spring 2010. His other work includes Goats Milk & Mathematics), Night Knuckles and Not Writing, Waterfront, What Becomes of the Broken Hearted, The ScapeGallow and Untitled.