Death and the King's Horsemen Setting

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Nigeria

Located in West Africa, Nigeria is a country occupied by the British during the time of the play. It is overseen by the British Colonial Administration, governed by the Resident in some respect, and visited by the British Prince.

Oyo

Oyo is an ancient city in Nigeria. It is occupied by the British. It is where the Residency is located, as well as the Resident and his wife. The town is also home to a bungalow where British District Officer Pilkings and his wife Jane live. Oyo is also the home to the Yoruba tribe. It is where they live, work, and carry on their customs.

The Bungalow

The bungalow is a beautiful home located in Oyo, Nigeria. It is where Officer Simon Pilkings and his wife Jane live. The bungalow's caretaker is Joseph, a local boy who has converted to Christianity. The Bungalow is where Pilkings originally...

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