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Play about Lord Leverhulme and his involvement with palm oil plantation in the Congo



Director and actor, Christopher Lee-Power, from Wirral is directing the play "Finding Lever-Sunlight of Congo". Premier will be at the Gladstone Theatre in Port Sunlight on the 27th April from 7pm.

"Tells the story of a school trip to the museum where we see the past meeting the present" - Global. Exploring the deal made by Lord Lever and the Belgium government to establish oil plantations in Congo in 1911.


Christopher Lee-Power told the Globe: “There is a lot of news about retrospectively looking at force labour, especially in the Congo and Lord Lever's involvement. There is a lot of misleading news as well. Finding Lever takes a subtle look at the way we view history and racism"


The play premieres on April 27 at 7.30pm at the Gladstone Theatre in Port Sunlight. Click here to book your ticket.


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