The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives
“Men are like yam, you cut them how you like.”
Baba Segi has three wives seven children and a mansion filled with riches. But now he has his eyes on Bolanle a young university graduate wise to life’s misfortunes. When Bolanle responds to Baba Segi’s advances she unwittingly uncovers a secret which threatens to rock his patriarchal household to the core. The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives is a scandalous engrossing tale of sexual politics and family strife in modern-day Nigeria.
Lola Shoneyin’s bestselling novel bursts on to the stage in a vivid adaptation by Caine Award-winning playwright Rotimi Babatunde. Femi Elufowoju jr directs a multi-talented West African ensemble in the UK premiere production featuring live Yoruba music songs and dance.
Info: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives is at the Arcola Theatre until 21 July 2018 | book tickets | read review