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Spun @ Arcola Theatre


  • Arcola Theatre 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston London, E8 3DL United Kingdom (map)

Safa and Aisha have been best friends forever. They bunked off school, revised together and even ended up at the same university. But now they’re forging different paths for the first time: Safa to work in the City, and Aisha to teach in Newham.

When London is attacked one day in July, Safa and Aisha feel the whole world spinning underneath them. As extremes from all sides take hold of the capital, can their friendship survive the strain?

Spun is the exhilarating debut play from Rabiah Hussain. Seen through the eyes of two British Pakistani Muslim girls from East London, this funny and moving drama unravels the makings of a friendship, the identity of a city, and the challenge of keeping rooted through unstable times.

South Asian Creatives Q&A: Friday 29 June, after 8pm performance.

Writer Rabiah Hussain, designer Khadija Raza and actors Aasiya Shah and Humaira Iqbal will take part in a discussion about representation in the arts, and opportunities in the industry for South Asian and Muslim female creatives.

Free for all ticket-holders on 29 June performance.

Get £10 tickets for any Spun performance, on any seat, when you enter the code SPUNTIX10 at checkout. Offer ends 27 June!

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