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Oldipo Agboluaje - The Hounding of David Oluwale (Oberon Modern Plays) - 9781840029024 - V9781840029024
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The Hounding of David Oluwale (Oberon Modern Plays)

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Description for The Hounding of David Oluwale (Oberon Modern Plays) Paperback. Adapted as part of the Eclipse Theatre Initiative, dedicated to raising awareness for aspiring Black dramatists. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: DD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 211 x 129 x 8. Weight in Grams: 148.
Through "The Hounding of David Oluwale," an adaptation of Kester Aspden's critically acclaimed text, Agboluaje uses carefully selected accounts of Oluwale's life to reveal how an optimistic and much loved showman who loved to dance, became the tragic victim of police persecution and brutality.In May 1969, David Oluwale's body was pulled from the River Aire in Leeds. Eighteen months later, the investigation into his death was to rip apart the Yorkshire police force as two officers were prosecuted for killing the Nigerian immigrant whist in police custody. The police acts of prejudice and violence brought to light through the investigation ... Read more

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About Oldipo Agboluaje
Oladipo Agboluaje was born in London. He was educated in the UK and in Nigeria. He has written many stage and radio plays. He is the winner of the 2009 Alfred Fagon Award and is a recipient of the Peggy Ramsay Award.

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