Egusi Soup with Sierra Leone’s Ellen Thomas coming to Soho Theater, London

cast members, on set....Egusi Soup 2012
Ellen Thomas
Two time EMMA Award Best Actress Nominee, Ellen Thomas (previously on Eastenders) stars in Egusi Soup, an award-winning comedy by the talented Janice Okoh. Egusi Soup chronicles the familiar West African story of having to unpack excess baggage both literal and figurative.
cast members, on set....Egusi Soup 2012

“As the Anyia’s, a British-Nigerian family, pack their suitcases and prepare to head home to Lagos for a memorial service in honour of the late Mr Anyia, they soon realise they will need to get rid of some excess baggage first! A fast, furious and funny new family drama about intergenerational and cross cultural relationships.”

The play will run from Wednesday May 23 – Saturday 9 June at the Soho Theater in London.  The all West African cast also includes Rhoda Ofori-Attah, Anniwaa Buachie (Ghana), Nick Oshikanlu (Nigeria), and Lace Akpojaro.