9th March 2023
“First thing I’m a need you to do is keep my secret. Can’t let nobody know I’m here and I mean nobody”.
In her illegal boarding house in Butetown, Cardiff, Gwyneth Mbanefo toils tirelessly to keep afloat.
It’s a port town during the war; home to souls from every corner of the globe. When Nate, an African American GI, escapes his barracks and discovers this new world without segregation, can he find safe harbour in Tiger Bay? And with danger on every corner, who can he trust?
‘Trouble in Butetown’ is a world premiere by the award-winning playwright Diana Nneka Atuona and directed by Tinuke Craig. Don’t miss L&C’s wonderful Zephryn Taitte in this gripping ensemble drama at the Donmar Warehouse until 25th March.