It’s not so bad. To be a slave.
Your responsibilities disappear.
It stops mattering what kind of person you are.
Eric Adegeye has always kept moving, and relies on no man. In Lagos he runs smuggling missions in his dirty yellow bus. His restlessness drives him to England, where he is ensnared in a depraved world of forced labour and bad loyalties. When he falls in love with Sarah, can they both break free from the underworld? And then can he stand still long enough to find out who he really is?
Inspired by conversations with ex-offender Ralph Ojotu, writer Ben Musgrave has created a fictional work of beauty, realism and dark humour – capturing the magic and the danger of London through the eyes of an illegal immigrant.
Only Connect is a creative arts company for prisoners, ex-offenders and young people at risk of crime. Working with some of the most creative people in the criminal justice system, we see reformed ex-offenders using their experiences of crime and punishment to help the next generation avoid the mistakes they made.
His Teeth is performed by five of OC’s ex-offender members.