An Evening With An Immigrant. Bognor Regis.

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Born to a Muslim father and a Christian mother in what is now considered by many to be Boko Haram territory, award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams left Nigeria for England in 1996 aged 12, moved to Ireland for three years, before returning to London and starting work as a writer and graphic designer.

Part of this story was documented in his autobiographical Fringe First Award-winning play The 14th Tale, but much of it is untold. Littered with poems, stories and anecdotes, Inua will tell his ridiculous, fantastic, poignant immigrant-story of escaping fundamentalist Islam, experiencing prejudice and friendship in Dublin, performing solo at the National Theatre, and drinking wine with the Queen of England, all the while without a country to belong to or place to call home.


Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Venue: The Regis Centre
Address: Belmont Street, Bognor Regis, PO21 1BL
Tickets: £10
Box Office: 01243 861010
Buy tickets: Here.


An Evening With An Immigrant. Gravesend.

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Born to a Muslim father and a Christian mother in what is now considered by many to be Boko Haram territory, award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams left Nigeria for England in 1996 aged 12, moved to Ireland for three years, before returning to London and starting work as a writer and graphic designer.

Part of this story was documented in his autobiographical Fringe First Award-winning play The 14th Tale, but much of it is untold. Littered with poems, stories and anecdotes, Inua will tell his ridiculous, fantastic, poignant immigrant-story of escaping fundamentalist Islam, experiencing prejudice and friendship in Dublin, performing solo at the National Theatre, and drinking wine with the Queen of England, all the while without a country to belong to or place to call home.


Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Venue: The Woodville
Address: 15A Wrotham Rd, Gravesend, DA11 0PA
Tickets: £11.50 / £13.50
Box Office: 08442 439 480
Buy tickets: Here.


An Evening With An Immigrant. Dorset.

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Born to a Muslim father and a Christian mother in what is now considered by many to be Boko Haram territory, award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams left Nigeria for England in 1996 aged 12, moved to Ireland for three years, before returning to London and starting work as a writer and graphic designer.

Part of this story was documented in his autobiographical Fringe First Award-winning play The 14th Tale, but much of it is untold. Littered with poems, stories and anecdotes, Inua will tell his ridiculous, fantastic, poignant immigrant-story of escaping fundamentalist Islam, experiencing prejudice and friendship in Dublin, performing solo at the National Theatre, and drinking wine with the Queen of England, all the while without a country to belong to or place to call home.


Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Venue: The Bay Theatre
Address: Weymouth College, Cranford Avenue, Weymouth, Dorset, DT4 7LQ
Tickets: £12/£10/£5
Box Office: 01305 208702
Buy tickets: Here.


An Evening With An Immigrant. Bridport.

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Born to a Muslim father and a Christian mother in what is now considered by many to be Boko Haram territory, award-winning poet and playwright Inua Ellams left Nigeria for England in 1996 aged 12, moved to Ireland for three years, before returning to London and starting work as a writer and graphic designer.

Part of this story was documented in his autobiographical Fringe First Award-winning play The 14th Tale, but much of it is untold. Littered with poems, stories and anecdotes, Inua will tell his ridiculous, fantastic, poignant immigrant-story of escaping fundamentalist Islam, experiencing prejudice and friendship in Dublin, performing solo at the National Theatre, and drinking wine with the Queen of England, all the while without a country to belong to or place to call home.


Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Venue: Bridport Arts Centre
Address: 9 South St, Bridport, DT6 3NR
Tickets: £12/£10
Box Office: 01308 424 204
Buy tickets: Here.