House of Ife Tickets London Theatre

House of Ife Tickets

‘See that’s the problem with this family innit, we never wanna talk real about Ife.’

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In the wake of the sudden death of their eldest son, Ife, one family is forced to confront the traumas they’ve long tried to bury. As the sun beats down on their North London flat, and the head of the family arrives from Ethiopia for the funeral, tensions rise, cultures clash and past betrayals are unearthed.

A tense and captivating story of what it means to belong, and what happens when a family’s secrets shake its foundations. This explosive drama by Ethiopian-British writer Beru Tessema is a new Bush commission directed by Artistic Director, Lynette Linton.

Age Recommendation: 14+

Critic reviews

Sharp, hectic and sparkling debut play

· Evening Standard

Bracing, bold and deceptively ambitious

· WhatsOnStage

Impressive cast absolutely elevate this to another level

· Everything Theatre

Fascinating new play

· Broadway World

Alive, steeped in realism and portrayed with very strong performances

· The Upcoming

A striking performance from newly graduated Michael Workeye

· The Observer

An absorbing one that showcases a wealth of talent

· The Guardian

Playwright Beru Tessema makes a striking stage debut

· The Arts Desk

Lively and boisterous

· The Stage

Reveals Michael Workeye as a rising star

· The Telegraph

Sizzles with tension

· The Times

Tickets from £10


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Date & time

Until 11 Jun
Fri 29 Apr - Sat 11 Jun 2022, 2.30pm & 7.30pm

Relaxed & Sensory Adapted: 14 May, 2.30pm & 2 Jun, 7.30pm
Captioned: 19 May, 7.30pm & 28 May, 2.30pm
Audio Described: 21 May, 2.30pm & 26 May, 7.30pm
Touch Tour: 21 May, 1.30pm & 26 May, 7.30pm


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Photo by Marc Brenner
Photo by Marc Brenner
Photo by Marc Brenner
Photo by Marc Brenner
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