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 A United Kingdom

Thursday 20th April at 7:30pm
John Clare Theatre

In 1947, Seretse Khama, the King of Botswana, met Ruth Williams, a London office worker. They were a perfect match, yet their proposed marriage was challenged not only by their families but by the British and South African governments. The latter had recently introduced the policy of apartheid and found the notion of a biracial couple ruling a neighboring country intolerable. South Africa threatened the British: either thwart the couple or be denied access to South African uranium and gold and face the risk of South Africa invading Botswana.

Director:
Amma Asante

Starring:
David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Tom Felton

Rating:  12A
Year:  2016
Country:  UK
Length:  111mins

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