LAAF 2017 Programme
11 July 2017 8pm
The Crows Plucked Your Sinews
Unity Theatre | £12 / £10
Woolwich today, Somalia under British rule of a century ago. Two women and two worlds collide. The Crows Plucked Your Sinews is a critically-acclaimed one woman show with music, based on real events and featuring the epic lyrical tradition of Somalia. A unique exploration of the violence of empire and the poetry of resistance.
A Dervish production, which was presented in partnership with Unity Theatre.
“Hassan Mahamdallie has written a fine, important play about the way Britain’s foreign adventures are shaping one young London woman’s identity” British Theatre Guide
“History told, and retold through digital art and the spoken word – is this the future of British theatre? I hope so” Media Diversified
Photographer: Rehan Jamil