Hannah's new play The Scar Test will run at Soho Theatre in July. About women in detention in the UK, is on tour and then at Soho Theatre, London from 5 - 22 July 2017 - it was featured on the Victoria Derbyshire show on BBC Two - watch the clip here. Hannah is currently Writer on attachment at the Bush Theatre as part of Project 2036.
Recently Hannah's play Scenes from 68* Years ran at the Arcola in Dalston to crtical and audience acclaim. It has been nominated for the James Tait Black award.
Directed by Chris White it was produced by Alia Alzougbi of Sandpit Arts, designed by Paul Burgess and featured Maisa Abd Elhadi, Yasen Atour, Taghrid Choucair-Vizoso, Janine Harouni, Pinar Ogun, Mateo Oxley and Peter Polycarpou.
“This new work by Palestinian/Irish playwright Hannah Khalil confirms her as a dramatist of compelling potential”
“★★★★★ An exceptional production… wickedly funny and heartbreaking.”
“★★★★ A deeply compassionate play, performed with real heart and humour… an authentic and moving production.”
Image credit:Yahya Zaloom, P21 gallery, London
Hannah's agent is Jessica Cooper at Curtis Brown.
BUYING THE TEXTS
Scenes from 68* Years is published by Methuen in the UK while Plan D is available as part of Inside/Outide: Six plays from Palestine and the Diaspora. Two of her short plays are published in Sykes Picot: The Legacy
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