New dates announced for Dipo Baruwa-Etti's An unfinished man at The Yard

an unfinished man

New dates have been announced for the world-premiere of An unfinished man at The Yard.

The play from Dipo Baruwa-Etti was originally due to run in 2020 but was postponed due to the pandemic.


Directed by Taio Lawson, the world premiere production will now run from 12 February to 12 March 2022.

The full cast and creative team will be announced shortly.

Kayode hasn’t had a job for seven years. He has been cursed by a spirit from back home in Nigeria –

(Can’t we juss name it? – Ur depressed.)

He needs to get help –

(Therapy won’t undo the spell, Kayode.)

His marriage is suffering –

(I need ya help ta stage an intervention.)

His mother thinks she knows what to do.

(The Lord told me and I went to Pastor Matanmi.)

Can Kayode be cured?

Juju exists, spirits battle and the witches and wizards of Lagos chant loudly in East London.

Tickets are available online now from

Dipo Baruwa-Etti is a filmmaker, playwright and poet who was the 2020 Channel 4 Playwright on attachment with the Almeida Theatre and shortlisted for the George Devine ‘Most Promising Playwright’ award that same year.

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