The Crows Plucked Your Sinews at The Albany

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May 2011: A young Somali woman sits in the dark of a Woolwich council house watching the assassination of Osama Bin Laden unfold on TV. Upstairs her ailing grandmother is talking to ghosts. August 1913: The British are at war... in the Horn of Africa. In the interior of British Somaliland the hunt for the 'Mad Mullah' is on. A woman dervish warrior searches the body of a British Tommy. In the morning the killing will begin. 'Say, the dervish are like the advancing thunderbolts of a storm, rumbling and roaring'. Soon these two worlds will collide and change everyones' lives. Dervish Productions is a new collaborative venture dedicated to use theatre to amplify the voices from the edge. '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 DATES & TIMES: Wednesday 28 June, Thursday 29 June & Friday 14 July, 7.30pm AGE GROUP: 14+

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The Albany Theatre

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Douglas Way
Deptford
London
SE8 4AG
Telephone:
0208692 4446

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