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Guantanamo play - 'In God We Trust'

We are all detainees | 15.04.2005 23:02 | Anti-racism | Repression

Set against a backdrop of "The War on Terror", In God We Trust is a hard hitting drama that has less to say about the cages and chains of Guantanamo Bay but more about two British Muslim captives.

Amidst a violent and degrading environment, In God We Trust focuses on a relationship which evolves between two men: Hamza, a Jamaican from Moss Side who converted to Islam and Sarfraz, a Pakistani from Blackburn and very proud of his British identity. Initially, a relationship born of mistrust and resentment eventually flourishes into a relationship cemented by faith.

This dark and lyrically poetic play explores pain and loss through captivity. The only thread binding these strangers to one another is that of their faith. Highly topical, In God We Trust is set against a backdrop of "The War on Terror" and explores and presents Islam from different perspectives.

In God We Trust will be followed by a post-show discussion with the actors, writer Avaes Mohammad and director Sazzadur Rahman plus a late night DJ set provided by Birmingham based radical InQlab Collective.

Please note this play contains scenes which some may find distressing and strong language and would recommend that it is suitable for people aged 15+

Fri 22 & Sat 23 April @ 7.30pm

Tickets: £8(£6)

For tickets call The Drum Box Office on 0121 333 2444

The Drum
144 Potters Lane
B6 4UU

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