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Gone Too Far!

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Original language  English
Director  Destiny Ekaragha
Story by  Bola Agbaje
5.6/10 IMDb

Written by  Bola Agbaje
Genre  Comedy
Screenplay  Bola Agbaje
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Place premiered  Jerwood Theatre Upstairs Royal Court Theatre London
Initial release  10 October 2014 (United Kingdom)
Producer  Christopher Granier-Deferre
Cast  Malachi Kirby, OC Ukeje, Adelayo Adedayo, Shanika Warren‑Markland, Tosin Cole
Similar  Confusion Na Wa, Alan Poza, Kamara's Tree, Heartlands, A Room for Romeo Brass

Gone Too Far! is a 2007 play written by British playwright Bola Agbaje. Drawing on Agbaje's ethnic Nigerian background and London upbringing, the play focuses on one day in the lives of several young black people who live in a London council estate. The play explores the numerous tensions and conflicts between the various identities - Nigerian, British, West Indian, black, white, mixed-race and Asian. The play premiered at the Royal Court Theatre in February 2007 and received generally positive reviews.

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Adaptation

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The play was converted into a feature-length film of the same name directed by Destiny Ekaragha and starring Malachi Kirby as Yemi, O.C. Ukeje as Iku, Shanika Warren-Markland as Armani, Adelayo Adedayo as Paris, Tosin Cole as Razer, Michael Maris as Blazer, Miles Mcdonald as Ghost, KG the Comedian as Hi Res, Golda John as Yemi and Iku's Mother and a whole host of other stars as well as the local community. It premiered at the 2013 BFI London Film Festival. The movie is planned to be released in cinemas in 2014.

  • Young Writers Programme (7 February 2007). "Gone Too Far! Education Pack" (.DOC). Royal Court Theatre. Retrieved 2009-02-19. 

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    References

    Gone Too Far! Wikipedia


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