About "Palm Wine & Stout"
Palm Wine & Stout by Segun Lee-French
A moving and magical journey full of family secrets
Taiye is a young British Nigerian with a mysterious past. Palm Wine & Stout is the semi-autobiographical story of this ‘son of an English mother and a Nigerian father' and his spiritual journey back to the family's African village.
Written by award-winning playwright Segun Lee-French, this funny and poignant new play fizzes with cultural tension and bursts with real-life family drama.
Segun Lee-French is a singer, poet, composer, playwright and filmmaker.
His solo show, "Bro 9" at Contact Theatre, opened to critical acclaim in 2003 & won Best Fringe Performer in the prestigious Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards.
In 2005, Segun was commissioned to write "Booty Call", a play for young people, which toured the UK gaining rave reviews.
"Black British theatre has found an appealingly quirky voice in Segun Lee-French" Dominic Cavendish, Daily Telegraph
With thanks to OSUN ARTS FOUNDATION.