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Combustion

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Tuesday 4 July 7.30pm

Bradford, in the month of Ramadan.

Latching on to the latest grooming scandal, racists plan to march through the city, while Shaz, a local garage mechanic, desperately tries to keep his business running smoothly so he can marry well.

In this combustible atmosphere, his sister Samina is determined to make her voice heard.

Bradford-born Asif Khan’s debut play is a fabulously comic take on the combustion surrounding young British Muslim lives in the North today. Asif Khan is one of the BBC’s New Talent Hotlist 2017

Presented by AIK Productions, in association with Tara Arts, written by Asif Khan & directed by Nona Shepphard.

WARNING: This performance contains strong language throughout
Age guidance: 14 years+

Review Combustion in Everything Theatre '... insightful and heart-warming; Combustion is an important play'

Review Combustion in The Telegraph ... 'A brave, important and necessary play'

Review Combustion in The Peg ... 'It is a triumph: a savagely funny, thought-provoking piece, which lingers long in the memory.'

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Read an interview with Asif Khan in Tara Arts' Blog here

Generously supported by Philip and Christine Carne (The Carne Trust) and Arts Council England.
Rehearsal images by Talula Sheppard

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