An Evening With An Immigrant
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An Evening With An Immigrant

An Evening With An Immigrant London Reviews and Tickets

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About the Show

Award-winning playwright, Inua Ellams' delivers a personal account of living as an immigrant.

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Critic Reviews (5)

WhatsOnStage
September 25th, 2020

Ellams, modest and unassumingly downbeat, comes over as an engaging and attractive figure; it is a pleasure to spend time in his company... it feels essential viewing, but it isn't particularly theatrical.'
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The Times (UK)
September 25th, 2020

There’s no shortage of incident in this 90-minute piece... It’s just a shame that his presentation sells him short. There’s no director credit, and you can’t help feeling that the material needs more shaping.'
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The Arts Desk
September 25th, 2020

Masterly revival of Inua Ellams’s 2016 autobiographical one-man show... poetic and engaging.'
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London Theatre
September 26th, 2020

...a self-consciously low-key production — really, more of a poetry reading than a piece of theatre... It’s testament to Ellams’s extraordinary talent that this autobiographical show is as engrossing as it is.'
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The Guardian (UK)
October 4th, 2020

Irresistible. In this warm monologue, Inua Ellams recalls his journey from Nigeria to London to shed light on Britain’s asylum system.'
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