Engaging comment on liberal guilt

congo-600x450Post-colonial turmoil, rival militias, and a fought-over mineral key to mobile phones and computers: just some of the complex problems in the Congo tackled by Adam Brace’s educational if sprawling three-hour play. It intelligently reframes the region as far more than the subject of an Um Bongo jingle, but at the cost of streamlined theatre.

Read my full Islington Gazette review of They Drink It In The Congo here

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