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A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain archive'We all live under the same sky. It's just that, beneath that sky, there's some arsehole saying "don't stand here, stand over there and shut your mouth".' Elif shears sheep for a rich landowner. Every other waking hour she spends queuing outside the palace, hoping that the King will let her live within the city walls. She comes from a far-away land. She is searching for sanctuary. And this is what we call a hostile environment A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain from award-winning playwright Sami Ibrahim is a poetic fable of an impenetrable immigration system that mirrors our own.


Sara Hazemi, Rincess Khumalo, Samuel Tracy


Author: Sami Ibrahim
Producer(s): Paines Plough, Rose Theatre (in association with Gate Theatre)
Director(s): Yasmin Hafesji, Annelie Powell (CDG - casting), Yami Lofvenberg (movement), Joelle Ikwa (assistant)
Design(s): Ryan Dawson Laight, Hannah Boothman (design associate)
Lighting: Rory Beaton
Music: Roly Botha
Sound: Roly Botha
Dramaturg: Deirdre O'Halloran
Other(s): Guy Ongley (touring production manager), Jack Ryan (LX programmer and LX associate), Charlie Mann (LX programmer)
Stage Manager(s): Verity Clayton, Charlotte Smith-Barker (assistant)

A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain

A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain (Play) production archive for QTIX code T261155311. Details of all A Sudden Violent Burst of Rain archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S719225958

Archive Listings

19 Oct 22
5 Nov 22
Theatro Technis
Inner London, Greater London
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6 Oct 22
9 Oct 22
The Lowry
Salford, Greater Manchester
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2 Oct 22General
General, Kent
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23 Sep 22
24 Sep 22
The Landmark
Ilfracombe, Devon
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9 Sep 22
10 Sep 22
Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire
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3 Aug 22
28 Aug 22
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13 Jul 22
22 Jul 22
Rose Theatre Kingston
Kingston, Surrey
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