Mum’s promised him that bike so even when school or home-life bites, he knows to keep his chin up, his head down and his shirt clean.
Set during the early noughties, good dog chronicles growing up in a multi-cultural community and the everyday injustices that drive people to take back control, because even the most patient among us can’t wait forever.
‘Funny and moving… play and performance are both completely compelling.’ British Theatre Guide
‘Infused with an exhilarating urgency, with sparks of gentle humour… compellingly vital theatre.’ ★★★★ The Stage
‘Kene balances humour and tragedy with enormous skill, but, when he unites his story with real-life events, his play bites like a Rottweiler.’ ★★★★★ The Reviews Hub
Tiata Fahodzi is the UK’s leading African theatre company, producing world-class theatre that reflects the changing African diaspora in contemporary Britain.
By Arinze Kene
Post show talk Wednesday 8 March.
Relaxed performance Thursday 9 March.
Captioned performance Friday 10 March.
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