The Kola Nut Does Not Speak English (London)
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The Kola Nut Does Not Speak English (London)

The Kola Nut Does Not Speak English (London) London Reviews and Tickets

(2 Ratings)
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Profound, Funny, Absorbing, Intense, Great acting

About the Show

Tania Nwachukwu's celebration of African theatre practices and the power of telling your own story.

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106 Reviews | 12 Followers
Refreshing, Profound, Intense, Great writing, Funny

See it if You want a show that tackles identity and imigration

Don't see it if you want a light hearted comedy

4 Reviews | 0 Followers
Absorbing, Great acting, Intelligent, Great singing, Enchanting

See it if You want to reflect about the difficulties of immigration through poetic metaphors about nature/human roots/origins

Don't see it if You want to see something funny yet meaningless.

Critic Reviews (3)

The Stage (UK)
December 1st, 2022

"Delivered in a lively combination of storytelling, song, and music, Tania Nwachukwu’s new drama, which she also performs, is thoughtful, but unfocused."
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The Guardian (UK)
December 1st, 2022

"This play may not have a perfect structure, but it is powerful in conveying deep familial love on both a local and global scale."
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The Arts Desk
December 2nd, 2022

"The audience are part of Nwachukwu’s “village” from the outset. When Tasha adopts the role and portentously dramatic tones of a storyteller, our job is to do call-and-response duties, adding words at the end of a line"
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