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Denton Chikura


Nationality:    British
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Literary Agent:    Amanda Howard Associates  

Denton Chikura has appeared as an actor in Arabian Nights, directed by Lu Kemp, at the Tricycle Theatre, and You Can't Take it With You for the Manchester Royal Exchange and Told By An Idiot. He is a comic improviser who also worked on Told By An Idiot's Six Seeds for the National Theatre. Originally from Zimbabwe, Chikura has his own Theatre company, Two Gents, which presents versions of Shakespeare classics in township style and recently performed Two Gentlemen of Verona at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in Shona as part of the Globe to Globe 2012 productions to much critical acclaim.

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        Epic Adventure Of Nhamo the Manyika Warrior And His Sexy Wife Chipo, The

Epic Adventure Of Nhamo the Manyika Warrior And His Sexy Wife Chipo, The

Epic Adventure Of Nhamo the Manyika Warrior And His Sexy Wife Chipo, The
"Nhamo you are a legend of African Folklore! Hollywood awaits!" With just 24 hours to create the ultimate African fable, the superstar cast is missing a hero. Suddenly, a dashing goatherd appears on the horizon. . .Nhamo. Is he the One? Storytelling is turned on its head in this Zimbabwean comedy of epic. . .epicness!

Tiata Fahodzi  theatre of the emancipated  has become the leading British African theatre company and creates world-class theatre reflecting the cultural experiences of Africans. This is the first production to be directed by Lucian Msamati in his role of Artistic Director and Denton Chikuras writing debut.

1st Produced:
Africa Centre, London    30 Sep 2011


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Male:  3            Female:  1            Other:  -

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