3Fates in association with Tara Arts, present Return, with support from the Kali Theatre Company.
A girl with a camera returns home to a war zone.
British/Iraqi Dina Mousawi brings her experience of that journey from Bradford to Baghdad to the stage to reveal different perspectives on a conflict that has dominated our headlines for the last 10 years.
This surprising and provocative theatrical event pulls you into the unpredictable world of occupied Iraq.
Uncover family secrets, encounter resilient women, enjoy the western allure of war and relive Dina’s childhood adoration of Saddam Hussein.
Audience Feedback from work in progress show at Soho Theatre, Nov 2011.
‘Beautifully balanced with wit / Compelling, well executed and powerful / Absolutely amazing, had me on the edge of my seat throughout / Fantastic. Beautifully performed. Very moving / Very inspiring and informative / Gripping and audience totally involved / I really enjoyed this. Moving. Experimental. Good characterization / Brilliant stories told with a mixture of tragedy, humour and passion’.
Conceived and researched by Dina Mousawi
Directed by Poonam Brah
Designed by Alice Hoult
AV Designed by Eva Auster
Cast includes Dina Mousawi, Rachael Hilton, Houda Echouafni, Kirsten Shaw and Sunghia La