Live-streamed from Almeida Theatre
Actor David Jonsson (BBC’s Industry) performs this world premiere of Yomi Ṣode's poetic play about family relationships, bonding and culture. Directed by Olivier Award-winner Miranda Cromwell (Young Vic’s Death of a Salesman), and breathe... features music composed and performed live by Femi Temowo.
Yomi Ṣode is a Nigerian British writer, performer, and facilitator. He is a recipient of the Jerwood Compton Poetry fellowship 2019 and was recently shortlisted for the Brunel International African Poetry Prize 2021. He has read his work internationally at various festivals and performed his debut solo show (COAT) to sold-out audiences. His debut poetry collection, Manorism will be published in spring 2022 by Penguin Press.