Since the invasion in 2003, homophobic murders in Iraq have increased steeply, with reported figures of more than 700 individuals killed. Fusing storytelling, music and visual poetry and inspired by real events, ‘Elegy’ is a moving story of love, loss and exile. Directed by Douglas Rintoul (Barbican, Dundee Rep, Complicite), performed by Jamie Bradley (Complicte, Kneehigh, Fevered Sleep) and music by award winning composer Raymond Yiu. ‘Deeply compassionate story of a flight from persecution ... vivid storytelling with its clever interweaving of narrative strands ... powerful production’ **** (The List, Hitlist). ‘Superbly crafted … satisfying, shocking and angering’ ***** (Scotsgay). Produced by Austrian Mariann Wenckheim.
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