On holiday with her streetwise son in Lagos, a British-Nigerian mother is in turmoil. Should she leave her only child in a strict Lagos boarding school, or return him to the battlefields of inner London? A family spanning three generations and two continents meet in Lagos for the first time in over thirty years. But the joy of reunion unleashes long-suppressed truths.
‘A funny and poignant play. All parents agonise about educational choices for their children. For Black and Diaspora parents, race and culture make the decision-making even more complex.’ – Diane Abbott MP
‘Honest, simple and enthralling... What makes this play incredible, is not only the humour that runs throughout, but the real life portrayal of relationships... absolutely brilliant’ – Public Reviews
‘It’s firecracker theatre that, in places, is as touching as is it hilarious.’ –The Stage