1552 Summer 19 Season Launch 1440x1368 Play Hub image_Kunene and the King

South Africa, 2019. Twenty-five years since the first post-Apartheid democratic elections, two men from contrasting walks of life are thrust together to reflect on a quarter century of change.

  • Swan Theatre

    Stratford-upon-Avon

    21 Mar - 23 Apr 2019

  • Running time:

    To be confirmed

Next performance:

21 March, 7:30PM

Swan Theatre
Stratford-upon-Avon

South Africa, 2019. Twenty-five years since the first post-Apartheid democratic elections, two men from contrasting walks of life are thrust together to reflect on a quarter century of change.

This is a moving and funny new play by the South African actor, activist and playwright John Kani (The Island, Sizwe Banzi is Dead, Black Panther). Fellow South Africans Janice Honeyman (Vice Versa; The Tempest, 2009) directs and Antony Sher (King Lear, 2016 & 2018; Death of a Salesman) performs opposite John Kani in this important world premiere.


SHOW INFORMATION
As our shows develop in rehearsal, we will update information here about content that may affect some audiences, for example that they contain gunshots or strobe lighting. Final information is not usually available until the first preview. Please speak to the Box Office after this point if you would like further details.


The work of the RSC Literary Department is generously supported by THE DRUE HEINZ TRUST