Combustion


Bradford, in the month of Ramadan. Latching on to the latest grooming scandal, racists plan to march through the city, while Shaz, a local garage mechanic, desperately tries to keep his business running smoothly so he can marry well.
Combustion at Tara Theatre

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Overview


Genre: Drama
Venue: Arcola Theatre
Started: Tuesday 30 May 2017
Closed: Saturday 24 June 2017
Running time:2 hrs 00 mins
Age suitability: 14+

Background


Bradford-born Asif Khan is on the BBC New Talent Hotlist of writers.


His debut play - a fabulously comic take on the combustion surrounding young British Muslim lives in the North of England today - was one of six scripts selected for the Arcola's PlayWROUGHT festival in 2014.


Now it receives a world premiere production from AIK (Love, Bombs and Apples)


Synopsis


Bradford, in the month of Ramadan.


Latching on to the latest grooming scandal, racists plan to march through the city, while Shaz, a local garage mechanic, desperately tries to keep his business running smoothly so he can marry well.


In this combustible atmosphere, his sister Samina is determined to make her voice heard.


Bradford-born Asif Khan's debut play is a fabulously comic take on the combustion surrounding young British Muslim lives in the North today.


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Dates


Previews from:Tuesday 30 May 2017

Press night:Wednesday 31 May 2017

Closes:Saturday 24 June 2017

Performance days & times


Evening:

Monday ‑ 8‑00pm

Tuesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Wednesday ‑ 8‑00pm

Thursday ‑ 8‑00pm

Friday ‑ 8‑00pm

Saturday ‑ 8‑00pm


Intervals:1

Matinee:
Saturday - 3-30pm

Intervals:1

Tickets


Previews:
£12

Standard:
£17

Concessions:
£14

Cast


Beruce Khan - Shaz

Mitesh Soni - Faisal

Rez Kempton - Ali

Shireen Farkhoy - Samina

Nigel Hastings - Andy


Creatives


Author: Asif Khan
Composer: James Hesford
Director: Nona Shepphard
Designer: Mila Sanders
Lighting: Andy Grange
Sound: James Hesford
Fight director: Renny Krupinski
Production: AIK Productions with Tara Arts

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