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The Gods Are All Here

About the Show

“May your shadow never grow less.”

Sparked by the discovery of a series of letters from his father in Nigeria to his mother in Wales, The Gods Are All Here is a compelling, lyrical and warm, one-man performance from first-class storyteller, Phil Okwedy.

This captivating performance storytelling piece skilfully weaves myth, song, folktales and legends of the African diaspora with an astonishing personal story that uncovers Phil’s experiences of growing up as a child of dual heritage in 1960 &70’s Wales. 

Charting the time of life when children are said to view their parents as gods, but never having actually lived with them, Phil considers if his parents were, in fact, the gods he had imagined them to be…

Exploring equality, freedom, racism, family and growing up without your birth parents, in a touching, funny and evocative performance, The Gods Are All Here is both timeless and very much a story of now.

“Superb storytelling, combining personal, traditional and reimagined stories in a unique way. Very moving and gripping throughout, you always want to know ‘what happens next’.” Audience member

The Gods Are All Here

Tour dates

Wed 19th Oct 2022
7.30pm
Pontardawe Arts Centre

Herbert Street
Pontardawe
SA8 4ED
T: 01792 863722

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Thu 20th Oct 2022
7.30pm
Chapter

Market Road
Canton
Cardiff
CF5 1QE
T: 029 2031 1050
With British Sign Language Interpretation from Anthony Evans

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Sat 22nd Oct 2022
8pm
The Queens Hall

High St
Narberth
Pembrokeshire
SA67 7AS
T: 01834 861212

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Thu 27th Oct 2022
7.30pm
Galeri Caernarfon

Victoria Dock
Caernarfon
Gwynedd
LL55 1SQ
T: 01286 685 222

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Fri 28th Oct 2022
7.30pm
Neuadd Dwyfor

19 Penlan St
Pwllheli
LL53 5DE
T: 01758 704088

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Thu 24th Nov 2022
7.45pm
Theatr Clwyd

Raikes Lane
Mold
CH7 1YA
T: 01352 344101

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Fri 25th Nov 2022
7.30pm
Ucheldre Centre

Millbank
Holyhead
Anglesey
LL65 1TE
T: 01407 763361
Please book by phone or in person. Reservations can also be made by emailing: box@ucheldre.org

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Thu 26th Jan 2023
7.30pm
Blackwood Miners' Institute

High Street
Blackwood
NP12 1BB
T: 01495 227206

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Fri 27th Jan 2023
7.30pm
Theatr Torch

St Peter's Road
Milford Haven
Pembrokeshire
SA73 2BU
T: 01646 695267

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Tue 28th Feb 2023
7.30pm
Borough Theatre

Cross Street
Abergavenny
Monmouthshire
NP7 5HD
T: 01873 850 805
With BSL interpretation from Anthony Evans
ON SALE SOON

£12/10

Previous tour dates for this show

Mon 20th Dec 2021
storytellers peter chand, rachel murray and pyn stockman in bolsover
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