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I See You (Paperback) (Mongiwekhaya)
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I SEE YOU (English) NGIYAKUBONA (Zulu) EK SIEN JOU (Afrikaans) NDIYAKUBONA (Xhosa)I don't need your sorries white boy, yes. You heard right. You know white people think we are the same? We both look black. But only one of us is black . . .Speak to me in your mother-tongue and I will let you go.Post-Apartheid South Africa, after dark.Ben meets Skinn for a night out. But the party is interrupted by the police. Ben, a young student who doesn't know his own history, is accused of a crime he didn't commit. And Officer Buthelezi, a former freedom fighter, can't let it go.Based on a real encounter.This programme text was published to coincide with the world premiere of the play at the Royal Court Theatre, Upstairs, on 25 February 2016.