A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain
Paperback, 88 pages ISBN: 9781839041112Publication Date:
11 Aug 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 88 pages ISBN: 9781788506113Publication Date:
11 Aug 2022
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First Staged:
Paines Plough & Rose Theatre tour, 2022

A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain

By Sami Ibrahim

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On Stage at:
UK tour
From Wed 13 Jul 2022 to Sat 5 Nov 2022

Elif shears sheep for a rich landowner. Every other waking hour she spends queuing outside the palace, hoping that the King will let her live within the city walls. She comes from a faraway land. She is searching for sanctuary. And this is what we call a 'hostile environment'.

Sami Ibrahim's play A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain is a poetic fable about an impenetrable immigration system that mirrors our own. It premiered in Paines Plough's Roundabout in 2022, including a run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, as a co-production between Paines Plough and Rose Theatre, Kingston, in association with the Gate Theatre, London.

'We all live under the same sky.
It's just that, beneath that sky, there's some arsehole saying, "Don't stand here, stand over there and shut your mouth."'

Press Quotes

'Resonant, at once recognisable and heightened... a modern-day story of emigration [that] has no happily ever after certainty'

Guardian

'A captivating story... powerful, heart-wrenching and mesmeric'

The Skinny

'A slyly told story, one which is buoyantly playful and yet undercut with sadness... a lovely show and a sobering one'

Lyn Gardner - Stagedoor
Paperback, 88 pages ISBN: 9781839041112Publication Date:
11 Aug 2022
Size: 198mm x 129mm£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)
EPUB, 88 pages ISBN: 9781788506113Publication Date:
11 Aug 2022
£10.99 £8.79You save £2.20 (20%)

Also by Sami Ibrahim:

two Palestinians go dogging
Plays from VAULT 3
Metamorphoses
Wind Bit Bitter, Bit Bit Bit Her

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