What Do I Know?July 2018
What Do I Know?
This show premiered at the Liverpool Arab Arts Festival on July 8th 2018. What Do I Know? is a new performance piece by ice&fire looking at the effects of the current war in Yemen, taking inspiration from the poetry of Amina Atiq and the reflections and realities of Khaled Ahmed, a young, self-taught English teacher living in Yemen.
New dates coming up – stay tuned!
Our thanks go to Khaled Ahmed for his work on this project, Anne Thwaite for programming the show at the Festival, Hayla Abdullah (Grandma) for her singing, Alaa Alsayadi also for her singing, Faiza for catering, Zaha Abdullah for Yemeni biscuits and Raidan Ameen for being involved in this project in its early stages. This project was made possible with the support of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust. Our thanks go to Queen Mary University and Old Vic Workrooms for donating rehearsal space.
Written by Amina Atiq and Christine Bacon
Directed by Christine Bacon
Original cast Waleed Akhtar and Amina Atiq
Sound design and music by Ana Silvera
Design by Nathan King