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ETT Announces UK tour of Mugabe, My Dad & Me

Following a successful run at York Theatre Royal earlier this year, ETT (English Touring Theatre) today announce the UK tour of Tonderai Munyevu’s Mugabe, My Dad & Me, co-produced with Brixton House and York Theatre Royal in association with Alison Holder. Directed by John R. Wilkinson and performed by Munyevu and Millicent Chapanda. The autobiographical play about growing up in 1980’s Zimbabwe following independence opens at Brixton House on 17 February, with previews from 15 February, and runs until 6 March. It then tours to Scarborough, Oundle and Oxford before concluding in Edinburgh, 23 – 26 March 2022.

Richard Twyman, Artistic Director, and Sophie Scull, Executive Producer of ETT, said today,

Following a run in 2021 with our partners York Theatre Royal and Alison Holder, we are delighted that in 2022 Mugabe, My Dad & Me will open with our new partners Brixton House before touring. Tonderai has written a deeply personal and engaging story, and spearheads an exceptional group of artists alongside John and Millicent. We’re so pleased that audiences in Brixton and across the UK will be able to see this profoundly moving show.”

Find the full production page here

ETT, Brixton House and York Theatre Royal in association with Alison Holder present

Written by Tonderai Munyevu

Performed by Tonderai Munyevu and Millicent Chapanda

Director: John R Wilkinson; Designer: Nicolai Hart-Hansen
Sound Designer and Composer: Nigel Glasgow

UK Tour: 15 February – 21 March 2022
Press Night: Thursday 17 February at Brixton House