Category Archives: Drama

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Shakespeare meets Scheherazade in a film which took nine years to complete: Kamel Zouaoui on ‘Hold Back’

London may be home to over 100,000 Arabs, but the larger Arab-origin community in Paris is arguably far more famous. It is therefore not surprising Hold Back, an award-winning French film about a black Parisian who wants to marry his

Hold Back

Shakespeare meets Scheherazade in a film which took nine years to complete: Kamel Zouaoui on ‘Hold Back’

London may be home to over 100,000 Arabs, but the larger Arab-origin community in Paris is arguably far more famous. It is therefore not surprising Hold Back, an award-winning French film about a black Parisian who wants to marry his

Image: Sarah's Bags on sale at the Mosaic Rooms, courtesy of Ghada

What’s On: From sketches with Nazir Tanbouli to watchtowers at the Mosaic Rooms

Award-winning mural artist Nazir Tanbouli is inviting anyone who can pick up a pen to come down to Studio 75 for a Draw In on Saturday 1 December 2012. Those who prefer to watch can see his live drawing demonstration

Image: Sarah's Bags on sale at the Mosaic Rooms, courtesy of Ghada

What’s On: From sketches with Nazir Tanbouli to watchtowers at the Mosaic Rooms

Award-winning mural artist Nazir Tanbouli is inviting anyone who can pick up a pen to come down to Studio 75 for a Draw In on Saturday 1 December 2012. Those who prefer to watch can see his live drawing demonstration

Image: Richard Davenport, courtesy of Metta Theatre

Review: Arab Nights

You are walking through a darkened square. Sooner or later you will hit a wall of government forces armed with batons and guns. But there’s a disturbance. Do you run for it? Or do you find the hand of the

Image: Richard Davenport, courtesy of Metta Theatre

Review: Arab Nights

You are walking through a darkened square. Sooner or later you will hit a wall of government forces armed with batons and guns. But there’s a disturbance. Do you run for it? Or do you find the hand of the

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Review: Al Zaytouna, Unto the Breach

Playing around with Shakespeare is always a dangerous game. Playing around with Shakespeare in a way which involves the words “contemporary” and “dance” is an even riskier game – one which is played a little too often. But to give

Image: Al Zaytouna

Review: Al Zaytouna, Unto the Breach

Playing around with Shakespeare is always a dangerous game. Playing around with Shakespeare in a way which involves the words “contemporary” and “dance” is an even riskier game – one which is played a little too often. But to give

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Debate: Romeo And Juliet In Baghdad

The World Shakespeare festival is now underway across the UK. Running until November, the festival was set up with the vision of bringing new and innovative cultural adaptations of Shakespeare’s iconic plays and showcasing them in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, South

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Debate: Romeo And Juliet In Baghdad

The World Shakespeare festival is now underway across the UK. Running until November, the festival was set up with the vision of bringing new and innovative cultural adaptations of Shakespeare’s iconic plays and showcasing them in London, Edinburgh, Birmingham, South

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Palestine Film Festival Response

The London Palestine Film Festival has been taking place in central London over the past two weeks (20th April – 3rd May). While we hope you’ve enjoyed our coverage on the event and films, here’s a collection of what YOU

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Palestine Film Festival Response

The London Palestine Film Festival has been taking place in central London over the past two weeks (20th April – 3rd May). While we hope you’ve enjoyed our coverage on the event and films, here’s a collection of what YOU

Free Syria Flash Mob London

Free Syria flash mobs: London gets a taste of revolution

London is a noisy place. Hence even the city’s “Free Syria” protestors have to be creative if they want their voices to be heard. One medium where politics and art intersects is the flash mob. As well as their weekly

Free Syria Flash Mob London

Free Syria flash mobs: London gets a taste of revolution

London is a noisy place. Hence even the city’s “Free Syria” protestors have to be creative if they want their voices to be heard. One medium where politics and art intersects is the flash mob. As well as their weekly