Fingers Only

Fingers Only

By Yemi Ajibade
Setting: 
Small town near Lagos
Cast total: 
8
Male cast: 
4
Female cast: 
4

Synopsis

Set in a small town near Lagos during World War 2 Fingers Only is the tale of three pick-pockets, Bab-Osa (master-pick-pocket) Magun Yaro (his 11 year old apprentice) and Josiah
an associate in trade, who try to carry on business as normal.

Original production

Opening night: 
12/10/1982
Company:
 
Theatre: 
Original Cast:
Christopher Asante Baba Osa
T Bone Wilson Josiah
Chris Tummings Mugun Yaro
Shope Shodiende Mama Taiye
Ena Cabayo Mama Adisa
Judith Jacob Taiye / Awanatu
Malcolm Frederick Sgt. Momo
Raymond Page Corporal Layi
Production Team:
Mustapha Matura Director
Tracy Smart Designer
Yasmin Pettigrew Costumes
Roylyn Cohen Lighting / Sound
Nicky Scicluna Wardrobe

Publications

Title Year Publisher NT Library

Assets

Type Code
Programme Private Collection

Union Catalogue

Link Series Reference Archive Info
Production / Promotion NTC/P/T/1/4 Future Histories at Goldsmiths, University of London
Flyer NTC/P/T/1/4/2/001 Future Histories at Goldsmiths, University of London  
NTC/P/T/1/4/2 Production Photographs Future Histories at Goldsmiths, University of London  
Press reviews NTC/P/T/3/014 Future Histories at Goldsmiths, University of London  
Playscript MPS 1805 British Library