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Marching for Fausa

By Biyi Bandele
Songi - Capital City of the Federal Republic of Songhai- west coast of Africa. - Cell Ten at the special interrigations centre, State security service on an island on the outskirts of Songi.
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Marching for Fausa explores political corruption in the Federal Republic of Songhai, a fictional country on the west coast of Africa. A young journalist and photographer, Telani Balarabe, is investigating the disappearance of a group of schoolchildren, arrested by the State Security Service during a public demonstration.

Original production

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Original Cast:
Susan Aderin Telani Balarabe
Patrice Naiambana Dr Olatide Kiriyo / School Teacher
Femi Jr Elufowoju Ebenezer / Business Man
Pamela Nomvete Talata Mai Nono / Leader of the women
Pauline Black Nneka
Leo Wringer Zak / Army Officer 2 / Alleluia Police Officer
Jude Akuwudike State Security Officer 1
Production Team:
Annie Castledine Director
Martin Johns Designer
Juwon Ogungbe Music
Jon Linstrum Lighting
Vicki Carter Sound
Kevin Oliver Sound
Jon Linstrum Lighting


Title Year Publisher NT Library
Marching for Fausa 1993 Amber Lane Press No
Marching for Fausa [electronic resource]. 2014 ProQuest Information and Learning No

Union Catalogue

Link Series Reference Archive Info
Production management file THM/273/4/2/222 English Stage Company at V&A Theatre Collection
Plan THM/273/4/23/85 English Stage Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Photographs and contact sheets THM/273/6/1/313 English Stage Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Press reviews THM/273/7/2/733 English Stage Company at V&A Theatre Collection  
Playscript MPS 5733 British Library