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The Great Game: Afghanistan - Part 3 - 1996-2009 Enduring Freedom archive

Archive listings for The Great Game: Afghanistan - Part 3 - 1996-2009 Enduring Freedom

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Honey/The Night is Darkest Before the Dawn/On the Side of the Angels/Canopy of Stars/ - T378410528

Honey - by Ben Ockrent - While civil war rages, a lone CIA agent realises the dangers of American disengagement. He's found an ?in' to persuade Commander Massoud, the Lion of Panjshir, to help them get back into the game. But with the Taliban closing in on Kabul, will it be enough? The Night is Darkest Before the Dawn by [Abi Morgan] - The widowed Huma is trying to re-open her husband's school following the American bombing and ?liberation' of Afghanistan; however she needs to persuade six more girls to attend. But Behrukh's father is more concerned with his opium crop, and who will harvest it. On the Side of the Angels by [Richard Bean] Jackie and Graham are working for Direct Action World Poverty east of Herat. They are thrown together to work on a new project about land rights. In trying to help and settle local disputes, the results are not what they expected, as Bollywood, women's rights and tribal disputes create a toxic mix. Canopy of Stars by [Simon Stephens] - In a bunker guarding the Kajaki Dam, two soldiers talk of chips and gravy, football, women and whether the British should start to negotiate with the Taliban insurgents. A searing insight into soldiers at war, and what happens when they go home. Parts 1, 2 & 3 can be seen separately and not necessarily in chronological orderProducer Nicolas Kent (assisted by Zoe Ingenhaag). Author Ben Ockrent (Honey). Author Abi Morgan (The Night is Darkest Before the Dawn). Author Richard Bean (On the Side of the Angels). Author Simon Stephens (Canopy of Stars). Director Nicolas Kent. Director Indhu Rubasingham. Director Rachel Grunwald (assistant). Design Pamela Howard. Design Miriam Nabarro. Lighting James Farncombe. Sound Tom Lishman. Other Jack Bradley (literary advisor). Performer Daniel Betts. Performer Sheena Bhattessa. Performer Michael Cochrane. Performer Vincent Ebrahim. Performer Nabil Elouahabi. Performer Tom McKay. Performer Danny Rahim. Performer Jemma Redgrave. Performer Rick Warden.
25 Jul 10 to 29 Aug 10The Kiln (formerly Tricycle Theatre), Inner London :: V250
listing details L0721808454

Honey/The Night is Darkest Before the Dawn/On the Side of the Angels/Canopy of Stars/ - T938293878

Honey - by Ben Ockrent - While civil war rages, a lone CIA agent realises the dangers of American disengagement. He’s found an ‘in’ to persuade Commander Massoud, the Lion of Panjshir, to help them get back into the game. But with the Taliban closing in on Kabul, will it be enough? The Night is Darkest Before the Dawn by [Abi Morgan] - The widowed Huma is trying to re-open her husband’s school following the American bombing and ‘liberation’ of Afghanistan; however she needs to persuade six more girls to attend. But Behrukh’s father is more concerned with his opium crop, and who will harvest it. On the Side of the Angels by [Richard Bean] Jackie and Graham are working for Direct Action World Poverty east of Herat. They are thrown together to work on a new project about land rights. In trying to help and settle local disputes, the results are not what they expected, as Bollywood, women’s rights and tribal disputes create a toxic mix. Canopy of Stars by [Simon Stephens] - In a bunker guarding the Kajaki Dam, two soldiers talk of chips and gravy, football, women and whether the British should start to negotiate with the Taliban insurgents. A searing insight into soldiers at war, and what happens when they go home. Parts 1, 2 & 3 can be seen separately and not necessarily in chronological orderProducer Nicolas Kent (assisted by Zoe Ingenhaag). Author Ben Ockrent (Honey). Author Abi Morgan (The Night is Darkest Before the Dawn). Author Richard Bean (On the Side of the Angels). Author Simon Stephens (Canopy of Stars). Director Nicolas Kent. Director Indhu Rubasingham. Director Rachel Grunwald (assistant). Design Pamela Howard. Design Miriam Nabarro. Lighting James Farncombe. Sound Tom Lishman. Other Jack Bradley (literary advisor). Performer Sagar Arya. Performer Daniel Betts. Performer Paul Bhattacharjee. Performer Lolita Chakrabarti. Performer Michael Cochrane. Performer Vincent Ebrahim. Performer Nabil Elouahabi. Performer Tom McKay. Performer Danny Rahim. Performer Jemma Redgrave. Performer Jemima Rooper. Performer Hugh Skinner. Performer Ramon Tikaram. Performer Rick Warden.
19 Apr 09 to 14 Jun 09The Kiln (formerly Tricycle Theatre), Inner London :: V250
listing details L02042401528

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