Sunday, 8 May 2016

Preview: Love, Bombs & Apples at Newcastle Northern Stage

Palestine. Pakistan. Bradford. New York.

A comic tale.

Four men experience a moment of revelation.


Love, Bombs & Apples

By Hassan Abdulrazzak 

Newcastle Northern Stage,

Tuesday 10th & Wednesday 11th May 2016

Company: AIK Productions

Director: Rosamunde Hutt
Designer: Mila Sanders
Sound: James Hesford
Lighting: Charlie Lucas
Producer: Turtle Key Arts
Cast: Asif Khan

Supported by The Richard Carne Trust & The Iraqi Cultural Centre

A Palestinian actor learns there’s more to English girls than pure sex appeal.
A Pakistani-born terror suspect figures out what’s wrong with his first novel.
A British youth suspects all is not what it seems with his object of desire.
A New Yorker asks his girlfriend for a sexual favour at the

Love, Bombs and Apples is the comic and poignant new play from award winning playwright Hassan Addulrazzak (Baghdad Wedding, The Prophet) - a tale of four men, each from different parts of the globe, all experiencing a moment of revelation.

This one man play is extremely funny with a sharp cutting edge for today's multi-cultural Britain.

 ''A truly exceptional performance''  
 ''Certainly we can talk in lofty ideals and abstract political arguments, but when we truly examine the human stories that are both defined by and in turn define the broader political picture, Abdulrazzak shows us that nothing is ever simple, nothing is ever neat, and nothing is ever pretty''

First performed at the Arcola Theatre as part of the Shubbak Festival 2015

Tickets: £10 / £8 concs.
Recommended age: 16+
Running time: 90 min (no interval)
Box Office: 0191 230 5151

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