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Women Who Blow On Knots


Arcola Theatre

Ashwin Street, London, E8 3DL

Transport: Rail: Dalston Junction/Dalston Kingsland

Website: www.arcolatheatre.com

Times: From Sep 3, Mon-Sun 7.30pm, mats Sep 5, Oct 7, 2.30pm, relaxed performance Oct 8, 7.30pm, ends Oct 10

Price: £12-£30

Start Date: Thu 3rd September 2020

End Date: Sat 10th October 2020

Theatre, Theatre Drama.

Arcola co-founder Leyla Nazli adapts Ece Temelkuran's bestselling novel: an epic tale of empowerment and adventure. Three women meet by chance in a Tunis hotel in the first months of the Arab Spring. Striving for freedom and acceptance, but harbouring secrets of their own, they embark on a fantastical journey to Lebanon with the mysterious Madam Lilla. Against a backdrop of social, political and religious uncertainty, the women begin to trust each other and a newfound unity grows. But can they surrender themselves fully as they travel deeper into the desert and belief in their enigmatic guide begins to waver? A revolutionary road trip and love story, Women Who Blow on Knots is a refreshing and darkly comic exploration of sisterhood and belonging in the Middle East.